Evelyn Glennie with DePaul Wind Ensemble
Erica Neidlinger, conductor
8:00PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018
($30 – $150)
Paul Dukas (1865-1935)| Fanfare from La Peri (1912)
Joseph Schwantner (b. 1943); trans. Andrew Boysen Jr.| Concerto for Percussion (1994)
INTERMISSION
John Corigliano (b. 1938)| Symphony No. 3 Circus Maximus (2004)
Evelyn Glennie fondly recalls having played the first percussion concerto in the history of The Proms at the Albert Hall in 1992, which paved the way for orchestras around the world to feature percussion concerti. She had the honor of a leading role in the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games and her solo recordings, which now exceed 30 CDs, are as diverse as her career onstage. “Shadow Behind the Iron Sun” and “Sound Spirits” continue to be bestselling albums that amply demonstrate her brilliant improvisational skills. On this evening she joins together with DePaul Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Erica Neidlinger, for a performance of Joseph Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto.

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Artists

John Corigliano

John Corigliano continues to add to one of the richest, most unusual, and most widely celebrated bodies of work any composer has created over the last forty years. Corigliano’s scores, now…

Evelyn Glennie

“My first experience with percussion was seeing and being inspired by my school orchestra at the age of 12. I knew I needed something else to go alongside my piano…

Erica Neidlinger

Dr. Erica J. Neidlinger is Associate Professor and conductor of the Wind Symphony at DePaul University. Additional responsibilities include teaching conducting and instrumental music education courses. Dr. Neidlinger has conducted…

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