Curtain Call by Josu Gallastegui was released Jun 15, 2012 on the Sugal label. Whether you're looking for music for ballet class or simply an elegant collection of classical music for your own enjoyment, Curtain Call is an unexpected and graceful change of pace. Curtain Call The album features 21 selections arranged for ballet barre and center, all performed in the inimitable Gallastegui style. With classical music culled from opera and the concert hall, Curtain Call is a refreshing departure from the ballet standards so often used for dance class. Curtain Call An elegant Quartet from Bellini supplies music for stretch. A captivating passage from Verdi's I Vespri Siciliani is accompaniment for frappe. An infectious excerpt from Smetana is one of three selections for tendu. Mendelssohn's beautiful Rondo Capriccioso and music from the second movement of Tchaikovsky's Concerto No.1 are choices for adagio.
Josu Gallastegui is widely viewed as one of the country's leading ballet pianists, known for the excitement, imagination, and impeccable musical judgment he brings to class. Born in Bilbao, in the Basque Region of Spain, Gallastegui has won the acclaim of teachers and performers throughout the dance world. ...See Full