A Welcome Revival of Spanish Compositions with Esther Renee Rayo

Saturday, November 20th -- Viewers of LAMusArt Live! had the pleasure of witnessing the exquisite and expressive ​​soprano voice of Esther Renee Rayo, all the way from the Windy City, accompanied by LAMusArt’s Brendan White on the piano.

This LAMusArt Live! concert was the series' first all-Spanish vocal repertoire performance, highlighting work from Fernando Obradors and others lesser-performed, but critically-acclaimed Latin composers. Rayo spoke backstage in an interview before her performance: “These Spanish and Argentinian composers’ music should absolutely be celebrated. It is my honor, my duty, and my privilege to keep this music alive!” The evening began with the works of Fernando Obradors with his collection of “Canciones clásicas españolas”, followed by Enrique Granados’ pieces “Colección de tonadillas”, Alberto Ginastera “Cinco can