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

*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.

Single tickets are on sale now. For children's tickets (free for under-16) use the code "BMOPchild" on the NEC website. Students use code "STUDENT" at checkout for $10 tickets.