Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2013-2014

APRIL 12 at 2 PM

U.S. Marine Band

Part of Oliver Knussen Residency
APRIL 8 - 12, 2014     Learn more

Coolidge Auditorium

NO TICKETS REQUIRED

A survey of music for wind ensemble that includes some of the great composers for winds, such as Stravinsky and Mozart, with music by Oliver Knussen’s colleagues Carter, Lieberson and Schuller. Elliott Carter’s “complex, wriggling, quixotic” (The Times) Wind Rose was composed at Knussen’s suggestion, and the world premiere was delivered with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre in London in 2008.

SIBELIUS / STRAVINSKY

Canzonetta, op. 62a

SCHULLER

Double Quintet

LIEBERSON

Wind Messengers

STRAVINSKY

Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version)

CARTER

Wind Rose (Dedicated to Knussen)

MOZART

Serenade in B-flat major for winds, KV. 361