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