Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 8:00pm
Lavell Blackwell Effleurage*
Joseph Schwantner Angelfire (2002)
Ilana Zaks, violin
Joseph Schwantner Percussion Concerto No. 2: Concerto for Percussion Section, Timpani, and Orchestra (2011)
Joseph Schwantner Aftertones of Infinity (1978)

*World Premiere

Gil Rose, conductor

Program subject to change.


Joseph Schwantner is the New England Conservatory Malcolm Peyton Composer Artist-in-Residence this year for BMOP's annual portrait concert, which features the Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto #2: Concerto for Percussion Section and Orchestra. Concerto competition winner violinist Ilana Zaks performs Schwantner's Angelfire. This year's BMOP-NEC Composition Competition winner is Lavell Blackwell, whose piece Effleurage will open the concert, while Schwantner's Aftertones of Infinity closes the evening.

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