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Classical

Elvis is Dead!

Beverley Webster Rolph (MAC) August 12, 2017

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Beethoven, Overture to Egmont
Stravinsky, Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo
Gernot Wolfgang, Encounters
Poulenc, Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon
Michael Daugherty, Dead Elvis, for Bassoon and Chamber Ensemble

In this far-out concert, the spotlight turns on the clarinet and bassoon, Beethoven’s music is played by the most unusual ensemble, and works by Stravinsky and Poulenc are heard alongside those of two contemporary composers who undoubtedly will make you smile – even laugh out loud at the bassoon’s imitation of Elvis! Music lovers in search of new discoveries will not want to miss it!

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