Taking Charge

For flute/piccolo, piano and percussion
Year
2012
Duration
20'
Instrumentation
fl(pic, tamb, amplified)-1/2perc(tri, brake d, cow bell, cym, mixing bowls, gongs, clav, bng, timb, b.d, crot, vib, mar, tam-t, tamb)-pno(tamb, wind chimes, tam-t)
Commission
Commissioned by the Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University for Walfrid Kujala
Premiere
4. June 2012 Evanston, IL, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University (USA) Walfrid Kujala Tribute Concert · Kristin Carr, flute; Andy Emerich, percussion; Alex Monroe, percussion; Nolan Pearson, piano
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Video

Joseph Schwantner's TAKING CHARGE world premiere

Upcoming Events

Nov 2, 2018 8:00 pm
Pulitzer Prize Composer Festival: EDGE Ensemble (Concert I)
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Discover Joseph Schwantner’s distinctive voice in an intimate performance of his classic masterpiece Sparrows, Velocities for solo marimba, and Taking Charge for flute, piano and percussion.

Doors open at 7PM. Food and cocktails served throughout the performance.