In Nere Herriko Doinauk, Basque pianist Josu Gallastegui brings the subtle, romantic music of his homeland to audiences everywhere. The selections include traditional Basque folk songs and lullabies, a suite of classic Basque dances, Benito Lertxundi’s evocative ballad, Baldorba, topped off by Gallastegui’s splendid performance of Joaquin Larregla’s unforgettable Jota de Concierto. Click here for more information on Nere Herriko Doinuak.
A Journey Home
One of the ballet world’s most accomplished and beloved pianists, Josu Gallastegui was born in Spain’s Basque Country and grew up surrounded by its rich musical traditions. In A Journey Home, he brings this subtle, evocative music to life for dancers, teachers, and students everywhere. His father, Hipólito, taught him many of the popular Basque songs included in this collection. Josu has dedicated this new collection to parents, Hipólito and Juanita Gallastegui. Click here for more information on "A Journey Home."