The Maestro expressed his great love for his wife in many ways throughout his lifetime.
Recent publication of the Doctoral thesis by Spanish violinist Eva León, based in New York, under the title: “A Performer’s Guide to Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de estío (1943) in the Context of the Twentieth-Century Spanish Violin Concerto”.
The thesis offers an in-depth study of Concierto de Estío, setting it in its historical, biographical, and musical context, as well as analyzing its form, style, and technical difficulties for performance. It provides background on the evolution of the Spanish violin school and outlines Rodrigo’s contribution to the violin repertoire.
Presented at City University of New York, Eva León’s thesis was recommended by the jury for the Barry Brook Dissertation Award.