Great artists give free concerts at New England Conservatory—simply because they teach here.
Saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky performs arrangements of Russian classics as well as a work by Edward Elgar that was originally written for bassoon. Radnofsky presents this program in memory of his colleague, former Boston Symphony Orchestra bassoonist Matthew Ruggiero (1932–2013).
Chesnokov arr. Pelandini Salvation Is Created with Around the World Saxophone Ensemble
Elgar arr. Radnofsky Romance, Op. 62 with Eliko Akahori, piano
Prokofiev arr. Radnofsky Five Melodies without Words, Op. 35
Rachmaninoff arr. Radnofsky In My Garden at Night, Op. 38, No. 1
Sonata, Op. 19 with Akahori