We start the year with this Argentinian Dance by Latin American composer Alberto Ginastera who wrote this piece in 1937. In his performance pianist Juan Peréz Floristán is accompanied by percussionist Cristian Betancourt on the cajón.

Piece: 3 Danzas Argentinas
Movement: III. Danza Del Gaucho Matrero
Composer: Alberto Ginastera
Location: Joseph Joachim Saal UdK
Piano: Juan Peréz Floristán
Cajón: Cristian Betancourt

Juan Pérez Floristán
Winner of the First Prize and the Audience Prize at the Santander Piano Competition "Paloma O'Shea" 2015, First Prize at the Berlin Steinway Competition 2015 and the Medal of the City of Seville, Juan Pérez Floristán is at the young age of 25 a benchmark among the new generations of Spanish and European musicians. Tireless and young pianist, in a short time he has made his debut in some of the world's major venues, such as Wigmore Hall in London, Herkulessaal in Munich, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Béla Bartók Hall in Budapest, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Auditorio Nacional of Madrid and Auditori of Barcelona. He has also performed at festivals such as the Ruhr Klavier Festival, the Verbier Festival, the Sommets-Musicaux Festival in Gstaad (Switzerland), the Santander Festival, the Granada Festival, the Beethoven Festival in Warsaw. Visit Juan's website to read his full biography.