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The Music of Robert Capanna

  • Settlement Music School - Presser Hall 416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA, 19147 United States (map)

In collaboration with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society; Network Ensemble, joined by PRISM Quartet, with guest soprano Sharon Harms.

Philadelphia composer Robert Capanna continues to have a profound influence on the musical life of our region, both as a composer and in a leadership role with many important cultural institutions. This portrait concert celebrates Bob’s music, featuring the Piccolo Concertante for saxophone quartet and string quintet, and the world premiere of What I Know, based on an original text by the composer.

Pre-concert interview with Robert Capanna and Jan Krzywicki; 6:45 - 7:15pm.

What I Know, six songs for soprano and chamber ensemble (World Premiere)
        Sharon Harms, guest soprano
Piccolo Concertante, for saxophone quartet and string quintet (World Premiere)
        with PRISM Quartet
Piano Sonata No. 2
Too light, too light, like a sudden waking... (World Premiere)

Tickets $25 (available through

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