Jorge Federico Osorio: Salón Mexicano
Cedille Records CDR 90000 132
Ponce: Mazurca de Salón (2:55)
Castro: Vals melancólico, Op 36, #2 (4:29)
Villanueva: Vals Poético: Vals de Salón para piano (3:40)
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Mexican-born, European-trained pianist Jorge Federico Osorio has been hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the more elegant and accomplished pianists on the planet.” His new recording presents 20 buried treasures from a bygone Romantic era. It’s a program of instantly enjoyable gems of intimate “party music” by influential Mexican composers.