María José Montiel honors Padilla in La Zarzuela

Maria Jose Montiel

The varied artistic interests of Spanish mezzosoprano Maria Jose Montiel They've taken an interest in the work of Jose Padilla Sanchez, author of such popular songs as Valencia or La Violetera, items to be included in the recital that offer the diva Madrid 6 April in the Teatro de la Zarzuela of the Spanish capital. It is a different evening, intimate, with an exquisite repertoire in which the famous interpreter of Verdi, Bizet and Saint-Saëns be introduced in the work of that almost forgotten genius who was Padilla almeriense, a creator of tunes that astonishes by its virtuosity. From the piano accompanied by the Basque Rubén Fernández Aguirre, María José Montiel promises a night of passion with a repertoire melancholy yet to be discovered.

On the agenda of the singer, and among his upcoming engagements, featured a concert accompanied by a select group of soloists of the Orchestra of Valencia and the program Five Neruda Songs de Peter Lieberson with the National Symphony Orchestra directed by Portuguese Joana Carnerio and at the Teatro Sao Carlos in Lisbon.

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