American Brass Quintet |  TUE. Mar. 6, 2018

The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time, celebrated for peerless leadership in the brass world. The Quintet’s rich history includes performances in Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East,  all fifty-one of the United States, a discography of nearly sixty recordings, and the premieres of over one hundred fifty contemporary brass works. Committed to the promotion of brass chamber music through education, the Quintet has been in residence at the Juilliard School since 1987 and the Aspen Music Festival since 1970.

Since 2000 the ABQ has offered its expertise in chamber music performance and training with a program of mini-residencies as part of its regular touring. Through its acclaimed performances, diverse programming, commissioning, extensive discography and educational mission, the American Brass Quintet has created a legacy unparalleled in the brass field.

Program

Consort Music of Elizabethan and Jacobean England

Suite from 19th Century Russia-Various

Common Heroes, Uncommon Land-Phillip Lasser

Intermission

Daybreak (World Premiere)- Dan Coleman

Canons of the 16th Century-Edited by Ray Mase

Frost Fire- Eric Ewazen