The Music of Robert Capanna

  • Settlement Music School 416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA, 19147 United States

In collaboration with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society; Network Ensemble, joined by Prism Saxophone 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 composer talk; 6:45pm.

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 Saxophone Quartet
Piano Sonata No. 2
Too light, too light, like a sudden waking... (World Premiere)
 

Tickets $25 (available through www.pcmsconcerts.org)

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