Music of the Americas

Published on: March 27th, 2018

Boris Allakhverdyan

Jean-Marie Zeitouni

H. Villa-Lobos, Bachianas brasileiras no. 9
A. Piazzolla, Oblivion
A Ginastera, Concerto for strings, Op. 33
A. Copland, Clarinet Concerto

From Argentina to the United States by way of Brazil, you are invited on a musical journey of the Americas. At the heart of the program, Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, a poignant musical evocation of America in the mid-twentieth century. Boris Allakhverdyan, the brilliant principal clarinet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and, previously, of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, joins I Musici.