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The Music of Robert Capanna

  • Queen Street Settlement Music School

    416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA (map)

    39.937523 -75.150826

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  • In collaboration with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society; Network Ensemble, joined by Prism Saxophone Quartet, with guest soprano Sharon Harms.

    Philadelphia composer Robert Capanna continues to have a profound influence on the musical life of our region, both as a composer and in a leadership role with many important cultural institutions. This portrait concert celebrates Bob’s music, featuring the Piccolo Concertante for saxophone quartet and string quintet, and the world premiere of What I Know, based on an original text by the composer. Pre-concert composer talk; 6:45pm.

    What I Know, six songs for soprano and chamber ensemble (World Premiere)
      Sharon Harms, guest soprano
    Piccolo Concertante, for saxophone quartet and string quintet (World Premiere)
      with PRISM Saxophone Quartet
    Piano Sonata No. 2
    Too light, too light, like a sudden waking... (World Premiere)

    Tickets $25 (available through PCMS)


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  • Neil M. S.
    Co-Organizer,
    Event Host

    Since taking a music appreciation class at college, I have been a fan of classical music.... more

  • David W. +1

    My interests in music are very varied, but certainly include new classical music. I'm a board... more

  • Deborah C.

    Born a musician: piano, clarinet, sang solos from age 6, pro singer 1965-80+.... more

  • Ron M.

    Since I first sat down in front of a Moog synthesizer in 1969, I've been drawn into the future... more

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