Persichetti @ 100 and Music from the Generation He Inspired

18 October 2015; 3 pm
Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute of Music
Network for New Music Ensemble; Jan Krzywicki, conductor

Concert Program | Review in The Philadelphia Inquirer 

Network celebrated the legacy of Vincent Persichetti on the occasion of his 100th birthday, with Philadelphia and world premieres by Persichetti and his brilliant students.  Featured: the world premiere/commission of Behzad Ranjbaran's "Concerto for English Horn and Strings", and the Philadelphia premiere of Persichetti's "Quintet for Piano and Strings".

Richard DANIELPOUR: River of Light (2007)
Hirono Oka, Natalie Zhu 

Vincent PERSICHETTI: Quintet for Piano & Strings, Op. 66 (1954)
Hirono Oka, Julia Li, Burchard Tang, Priscilla Lee, Natalie Zhu

Steve REICH: Nagoya Marimbas (1994)
Christopher Deviney, Angela Zator-Nelson

Marga RICHTER: Threnody (2006)
Paul Arnold, Che-Hung Chen, John Koen

Behzad RANJBARAN: Concerto for English Horn and Strings (2015)
World Premiere / NNM Commission
Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia, English Horn; Jan Krzywicki, conductor; Paul Arnold, Che-Hung Chen, Guillaume Combet, Mary Javian, Priscilla Lee, Julia Li, Hirono Oka, Michal Schmidt, Burchard Tang