SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2022 at 8:00 PM (ET)
IN-PERSON CONCERT, COOLIDGE AUDITORIUM
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Judy Dines, flute
Terrance Patterson, clarinet
Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin
Ann Hobson Pilot, harp
Terrence Wilson, piano
Alison Buchanan, soprano
Mellasenah Edwards, violin
Chauncey Patterson, viola
Kenneth Law, cello
Kebra-Seyoun Charles, bass
The Ritz Chamber Players are hailed by The Baltimore Sun as “one of the most interesting and dynamic ensembles to emerge in recent years,” boasting some of the world’s preeminent musicians spanning the African diaspora. Its members perform with prestigious organizations including the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra. Interesting, often newly rediscovered repertoire is a feature of the group’s concerts, like the 1839 Louise Farrenc piano quintet on this program of French and American composers. Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins premieres a new Library of Congress commission from James Lee III.
JAMES LEE III
Lament. Sing. Arise
Commissioned by the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress
Piano Quintet no. 1 in A minor, op. 30
Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
Summer. Life. Song for Soprano, Clarinet, and String Quartet
Introduction and Allegro
6:30 pm Whittall Pavilion
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