Jesús María Sanromá (November 7, 1902 – October 12, 1984) was a Puerto Rican pianist who is one of the 20th century's most accomplished and important pianists. In 1932 he gave the first North American performance of Maurice Ravel's Concerto in G under the baton of Serge Koussevitzky, the same day as Sylvan Levin did with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Background information. After graduation from college, he became a political gadfly writing for a newspaper about the Spanish plebiscite. They recommended he take a hasty retreat to Puerto Rico with all expenses paid by the Spanish Government. He settled in the town of Carolina and later in the town of Fajardo. He sent for his girlfriend, María Torra de la Riba, but in 1894, women were not allowed to travel unmarried.
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Puerto rican musician. Puerto Rican composer.
Also noteworthy was Jesús María Sanroma (1902-84), a pianist who performed both Puerto Rican danzas and works from the classical European repertoire. Puerto Rico's classical and orchestral tradition reached its height with cellist Pablo Casals, who was of partial Puerto Rican descent. At 81, he chose to spend the last years of his life on the island. He brought musical fame to San Juan by establishing the internationally acclaimed Casals Music Festival. This event brings many musicians from around the world to take part in an orchestra and chamber music program. Puerto Rican Folk Music
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Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite & Concerto for Piano and Orchestra - Ferde Grofé, JesГєs Maria SanromГЎ, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra & Ferde Grofé & Jesus Maria Sanroma. Franck: Piano Quintet in F Minor & Fauré: Piano Quintet in C Minor - Clifford Curzon, JesГєs Maria SanromГЎ, The Budapest String Quartet, Габриэль Форе, Сезар Франк.
Internationally famous pianist, Jesús María Sanromá was born November 7, 1902 in Carolina, Puerto Rico . Some of these historical recordings, are now being re-released such as his album Piezas Características. Others are more recent releases, such this recording of Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in D Minor composed by Ferde Grofe and performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Ferde Grofe conducting. On his return to his homeland in 1952, Sanromá became instrumental in the development of the Arts in Puerto Rico. An annual piano competition, in his honor and named after Sanromá is hosted in Puerto Rico. His recording career, an integral part of his artistic endeavors, started when the 22-year old pianist accompanied the great French violinist Jacques Thibaud during his first American sessions in Camden, New Jersey. One of his most memorable accomplishments was a project to record all the danzas of Juan Morel Campos, one of Puerto Ricos most famous composers of the 19th century.
Jesús Maria Sanromá (Q15501591). Puerto Rican musician. Also known as. English.
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