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“What I Hear”

Free and Open to the Public

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Williams Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA

For this spring’s "What I Hear" event, distinguished American composer Bernard Rands curates a program of chamber music in connection with the BSO's world premiere performance of his Symphonic Fantasy later that evening. New England Conservatory musicians perform his works Music for Shoko: Aubade for English horn and string quartet, Four Impromptus for solo piano, plus Yehudi Wyner’s Into the Evening Air for wind quintet. BSO Assistant Artistic Administrator Eric Valliere moderates a conversation with the composer.

Musical direction: Stephen Drury

Bernard RANDS Four Impromptus
Ariel Mo, piano
Jie Zhou, piano
Evren Ozel, piano
Motti Fang-Bentov, piano

Bernard RANDS Music for Shoko: Aubade
Kip Zimmerman, English horn
Emma Carleton and Grant Houston, violins
Julian Seney, viola
Yi-Mei Templeman, cello

Yehudi WYNER Into the Evening Air
Erika Rohrberg, flute
Sam Rockwood, oboe
Tyler J. Bourque, clarinet
Dan McCarty, bassoon
Karlee Kamminga, horn

Close up of the front of a stringed instrument

Performance Details

Apr 14, 2022, 6:00pm EDT