the American Brass Quintet - photo by Matt Dine
Start: April 5, 2016 7:30 p.m.
End: April 5, 2016 9:30 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall

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"positively breathtaking" - The New York Times

"It is quite impossible to overpraise the playing of the American Brass Quintet...they have everything...brilliance, attack, perfect ensemble and intonation, and a tone quality of unrivaled purity, range and power...a concert of such high quality one could only single out a few of the outstanding moments...sombre beauty...feather-like delicacy...technical brilliance...wonderful sonorities. For one listener in a long and full career of over half a century this was concert was a unique experience." -The Telegraph

The American Brass Quintet, 2013 recipient of Chamber Music America’s highest honor, the Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award for significant and lasting contributions to the field, is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time, celebrated for peerless leadership in the brass world. The ABQ's rich history includes performances in Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East and all fifty of the United States; a discography of nearly sixty recordings; and the premieres of over one hundred fifty contemporary brass works. Committed to the promotion of brass chamber music through education, the American Brass Quintet has been in residence at the Aspen Music Festival since 1970  and at The Juilliard School since 1987.

Program to include Venetian canzoni and canons of the 16th century (ed. Ray Mase) as well as works for brass quintet by Vittorio Rieti, Robert Paterson, Robert L. Sanders, and Joan Tower.

General Admission is $35; student tickets with ID are $15.

For ticket information contact: Emens Auditorium at 765-285-1539 or 1-877-99-EMENS; Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000.