APRIL 12 at 2 PM
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
Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version)
Wind Rose (Dedicated to Knussen)
Serenade in B-flat major for winds, KV. 361