Evening Concert

Stravinsky’s “Petrushka” and Latin American Classical Saxophone Music


Sunday December 12: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-12)

From Paris

L. Boulanger: Trois Morceaux for Piano Wu Han, Piano

Françaix: L’heure du berger for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano

Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; Sebastian Manz, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn; Michael Brown, Piano

Stravinsky: Petrushka for Piano, Four Hands Lucille Chung, Piano I; Alessio Bax, Piano II


Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 21-37)

Latin American Saxophone

Though it is not the most prominent instrument in classical music, the saxophone is versatile and powerful. And many Latin American composers have shown their love for this instrument, including Heitor Villa-Lobos, Paquito D’Rivera, and Roberto Sierra.

Arturo Márquez: Portales de madrugada. Cuarteto de Saxofones de México. Portales de madrugada
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Fantasia for Soprano Sax. Mario Marzi, sax; Orchestra Giuseppe Verdi di Milano; Hansjorg Schellenberger, conductor
Aldemaro Romero: Saxophone Suite. Quartetto di Sassofoni Accademia
Roberto Sierra: Caribbean Rhapsody. James Carter, saxophone; Regina Carter, violin; The Akua Dixon String Quartet
Roberto Sierra: Concerto for Saxophones and Orchestra-Rítmico. James Carter, saxophone; Sinfonia Varsivia Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor