Colorado Music Festival | Stravinsky’s Firebird + Clarinet Star Anthony McGill

Thursday, August 4
Doors: 7:00 PM
Concert: 7:30 PM
Chautauqua Auditorium
Tickets: $25.00 – $75.00 ($22.00 – $72.00 Concert Member)*

Peter Oundjian

Guest Artists:
Wang Jie, composer
Anthony McGill, clarinet

The New York Times has praised clarinetist Anthony McGill for “his trademark brilliance, penetrating sound and rich character”; McGill’s musical charisma is a perfect match for Weber’s First Clarinet Concerto, which showcases the full range of the instrument. After intermission enjoy another gem for clarinet, the brief Rhapsody by Debussy — then listen for Debussy’s influence on an absolute icon: Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, a dramatic fairytale featuring a heroic prince, an evil sorcerer, and a powerful fire spirit. This fresh and thrilling concert opens with a world premiere commission by rising star composer Wang Jie.

Wang Jie, Flying On the Scaly Backs of Our Mountains (world premiere commission)
Carl Maria von Weber, Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 73

Claude Debussy, Première Rhapsodie for clarinet and orchestra
Igor Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919)

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