Don Byron and Evan Ziporyn: Concerto For Clarinet with the MIT Wind Ensemble
Presented by Arts at MIT at MIT's Kresge Auditorium
March 16, 2013
World premiere of Byron’s Concerto for Clarinet; Ives, Fugue in C, Variations on “America”; Mendelssohn, Overture for Winds; Arnold, Four Scottish Dances; Bach, Fugue in G minor (for saxophone ensemble), Sonata No. 1 in G minor, Presto (for clarinet ensemble), arranged by Byron.
Stravinsky – Circus Polka
Bennett – Suite of Old American Dances
Byron – Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble (World Premiere)
Ives/Elkus – The Alcotts
Bach/Byron – Sonata no. 1 in G minor
Founded in 1999 by Professor Frederick Harris, the MIT Wind Ensemble (MITWE) is composed of outstanding MIT student musicians studying a wide variety of fields. Since 2001, the MIT Wind Ensemble has commissioned 20 original works by MIT faculty and internationally renowned composers.
Evan Ziporyn, award-winning composer and clarinetist, is Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Music at MIT.