Timucua Concert

Premier of my Woodwind Quintet On Reading Shakespeare,
performed by the wonderful Alterity Wind Quintet.
4 movements :

  • 1. Scherzo
    • “All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.”
    • – Gratiano Act II Scene 6 : Merchant of Venice
  • 2. Nocturne
    • “Soft stillness and the night become the touches of sweet harmony.”
    • – Lorenzo Act V Scene 1 : Merchant of Venice
  • 3. Serenade
    • “Let there be no noise, my friends, unless some dull and favourable hand will whisper music to my weary spirit.”
    • – King Henry IV Act IV Scene 5 : King Henry IV Part 2
  • 4. Caprice
      • “The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers to bed. ‘Tis almost fairy time.”
      • – Theseus Act V Scene 1 : A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Also on the program, Benoit Glazer’s terrific Flying Machine for Woodwind Quintet, whose inspiration is the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci.

Come check it out!