The Song of the Torero tells of the passion Bernardo's grandfather has for the guitar.
Bernardo loves to visit his grandfather, who lives in a stone house perched on a hilltop near Barcelona. The boy adores hearing stories from his grandfather's childhood and is mesmerized by his music. One day, while strolling through the hills, Grandfather reveals an amazing secret.
The Song of the Torero is an unforgettable story that embraces the extraordinary beauty of the guitar. The internationally celebrated guitar duo Gruber & Maklar convey the drama and excitement of the Spanish guitar repertoire as they combine with the narration of acclaimed actor Calvin E. Burke to create a story that will fascinate listeners of all ages.
Author biography: Kim Maerkl was born in 1961 in Cleveland, Ohio. She is an author, a composer, and a producer. Her works have been performed in concert halls and theaters throughout Europe and released by publishers in America, Germany, and Switzerland. She is a Fulbright scholar.
Narrator biography: Calvin E. Burke is an actor, a singer, a film producer, a screenwriter, and a director. He has appeared in theater productions, television series, feature films, musicals, and international films. Since the beginning of his artistic career, he has starred in more than 100 stage and screen productions.