2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, strings
notes by Chris Myers
III. Scherzino – Allegretto – Andantino
VI. Gavotta (con due variazioni)
VIII. Minuetto – Finale
Composed 1920. First performance: May 15, 1920. Paris Opera, conducted by Ernest Ansermet.
Sparks will fly with the joy, energy, and diversity of American music. Enjoy favorites from William Grant Still, Aaron Copland, and Joan Tower. Experience the Coltrane-inspired virtuosity of John Adams’ spirited Saxophone Concerto.