Newport Music Festival at Blithewold - Children’s Concert Featuring Asylum Quartet

WHEN: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:00AM - 1:00PM
WHERE: Blithewold Special Events Tent

Children’s Concert
Featuring the Family Friendly Saxophone Quartet
Presenting the Newport Debut of the American Saxophone Quartet
Grand Prize Winners of the 2014 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition
Joseph Abad, soprano saxophone Max Schwimmer, tenor saxophone
Anthony Speranza, alto saxophone Andrew Barnhart, baritone saxophone

THEME FROM “AN AMERICAN IN PARIS” George
Gershwin (1898-1937) Arranged by Gerry Cappuccio

QUARTET FOR SAXOPHONE IN B, Op. 109 Alexander Glazunov
(1865-1936) II. Canzona variée
Theme
Variation IV, à la Chopin
Variation V, Scherzo

HEAVEN LAY CLOSE
Ian Wilson (b.1964) IV. “…breathing through the eye of a needle”

CIUDADES
Guillermo Lago (b.1960) I. Cordoba
II. Sarajevo
III. Addis Ababa
*INTERMISSION*

CHACONNE IN G MAJOR
Louis Thomas Hardin (1916-1999) Arranged by Max Schwimmer

A. SAX
Louis Thomas Hardin
Arranged by Max Schwimmer

FOR SOUNDS IN WINTER NIGHTS
Ryan Jesperson (b.1981) I. All good things are wild and free

REVOLUTION
Marc Mellits (b.1966) IV. Groove Machine
Additional selections announced from stage.

To purchase tickets call Newport Music Festival at 401-849-0700 or click here.


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