New York Woodwind QuintetPerforming January 25, 2015
New York Woodwind Quintet
January 25, 2015
One of the oldest continuously active chamber ensembles in the US, the Quintet has commissioned and premiered numerous compositions, some of which have become classics of the woodwind repertoire. They include Samuel Barber’s Summer Music, and quintets by Gunther Schuller, Ezra Laderman, William Bergsma, Alec Wilder, William Sydeman, Wallingford Riegger, Jon Deak, and Yehudi Wyner. The Quintet has also featured many of these works in recordings for such labels as Boston Skyline, Bridge, New World and Nonesuch.
Carter: Wind Quintet 1948
*Blumer: Wind Quintet Op.52
*Mozart: Fantasy in f minor KV608
Mendelssohn/Purvis: String Quartet Op.13 No.2
*Blumer and Mozart pieces in conjunction with the 2015 Strauss Festival.