Sunday, April 23 @5pm: Rendez-vous Musical #27

Join the resident musicians and Harriet Hale Woolley Scholars for the next Rendez-vous Musical on Sunday, April 23 at 5pm. We are delighted that the pianist Orlando Bass (CNSM) will participate in this concert.

The Program

Double Bass Concerto in E-flat major – Johann Baptist Vanhal (1739-1813) I. Allegro Moderato Will McClain Cravy, contrebasse et Orlando Bass, piano Double Bass Concerto No.2 in B minor – Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889) I. Allegro Will McClain Cravy, contrebasse et Orlando Bass, piano L’Infinie Martine  –  Franois Rabbath Will McClain Cravy, contrebasse Tadj – Christian Lauba (1952) Wilson Poffenberger – saxophone soprano XX. In Modo Dorio et VII. Toccata Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) Wilson Poffenberger – saxophone soprano Prélude et Fugue – Sergei Taneyev (1856-1915) Orlando Bass, piano Réminiscences de Don Juan – Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Orlando Bass, piano The Musicians William McClain Cravy graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Southern California where he was a student of David Allen Moore. A tenured member and acting Principal Bass of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Will has played as a soloist with numerous orchestras including the Colorado and Culver City Symphonies, and was featured in a 2015 Aspen Music Festival Student-Spotlight Recital. As an orchestral musician, Will has appeared with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (UK), the New World Symphony (Miami), the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the Juneau Symphony, as principal bass of Aspen Opera under Robert Spano and alongside his teacher in the Aspen Chamber Orchestra. Will has performed chamber music with members of the LA Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony and has participated in the Aspen, Lake George, Domaine Forget, Wabass Institute, and Colorado College music festivals. Wilson Poffenberger is a saxophonist and educator based out of the United States. A strong advocate for new music, Wilson premiered has new works for the saxophone is both the United States and Europe. Wilson is pursuing the Cycle D’Orientation Professionnelle at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Boulogne-Billancourt under the tutelage of Jean-Michel Goury. Orlando Bass is a student at the CNSMD in Paris since 2013, where he was first accepted in a writing class, then in 2014 in the accompaniment class and in 2015 in the piano and improvisation classes. He obtained in 2014 his prize for harmony and counterpoint, in 2015 the fugue. He already performed in several festivals as a pianist and harpsichordist and also plays jazz and improvised music. Free entry! Please join the Facebook event page here

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