photo by Liz Linder
Great artists give free concerts at New England Conservatory—simply because they teach here.
All Aboard the
Northeast Corridor (NEC)
New England Conservatory's Kenneth Radnofsky has been a soloist saxophone player for various orchestras and musical groups around the world. Fellow NEC faculty member, pianist Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek accompanies him on this concert.
Tonight's performance will include the Boston premiere, and second performance ever, of a new composition by David Amram titled Three Greenwich Village Portraits. The piece was commissioned by Radnofsky and the World-Wide Concurrent Premieres and Commissioning Fund, an organization Radnofsky founded to share newly commissioned pieces globally. The NEC performance takes place only one day after the world premiere in New York City. Works on this program by Donald Martino and Jeremy Van Buskirk also originated as Radnofsky commissions.
Jeremy Van Buskirk A Sigh Felt Across the Earth for Alto-Saxophone and Electronics world premiere
Michael Horvit Antiphon for Alto-Saxophone and Electronic Sounds
Donald Martino Piccolo Studio for Solo Saxophone
David Amram Greenwich Village Portraits for Saxophone and Piano
WWCF world premiere series
MacDougal Street (for Arthur Miller)
Bleecker Street (for Odetta)
Christopher Street (for Frank McCourt)
Leonard Bernstein Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
George Gershwin arr. Radnofsky Three Preludes
Gordon Jenkins arr. Radnofsky Benny Goodman's "Goodbye"
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