2013-09-22: Day of Music

Day of Music


Benaroya Hall, Founders Room
Sunday, September 22, 2013, 1:15pm
Admission is free

The Seattle Chamber Players are joined by pianist Cristina Valdes and percussionist Rob Tucker to present captivating new music as part of the Seattle Symphony’s free Day of Music.  The program includes a commission for SCP by American composer Kyle Gann, a Jimi Hendrix inspired work written for SCP by Vladimir Nikolaev, and Seattle’s first exploration of music by the enigmatic Christophe Bertrand.


Kyle Gann (b. 1955, U.S.): Minute Symphony (2004) for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello (SCP commission)

Christophe Bertrand (1981-2010, France): Virya (2004) for flute, clarinet, piano and percussion (U.S. premiere)

Vladimir Nikolaev (b. 1953, Russia): vnik-ton experience (2003) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and percussion (SCP commission)