Wind Master: Renowned classical clarinetist David Shifrin performs two free concerts in January. On Fri., Jan. 20, he plays at 12 noon at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. On Sat., Jan. 21, at 8 p.m., he performs at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.
Saturday January 21, 2023 08:00 PM EST
CL Critic Doug DeLoach Recommends: As part of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Evening Series, the ECMSA presents David Shifrin in a free concert at Emerson Concert Hall. A world renowned wind instrument maestro, Shifrin has broadened the repertoire for clarinet and orchestra by commissioning and championing works by 20th and 21st century American composers including John Adams, Joan Tower, Stephen Albert, Bruce Adolphe, Ezra Laderman, Lalo Schifrin, David Schiff, John Corigliano, Bright Sheng, Ellen Zwilich, Alvin Singleton, Hannah Lash, Martin Bresnick, Aaron Jay Kernis, Valerie Coleman, Richard Danielpour and Peter Schickele. For his Shwartz Center performance, Shifrin joins the Vega Quartet and pianist William Ransom for Rebecca Clarke’s Duo; Brahms’ Sonata in F Minor and Mozart’s celebrated Quintet for Clarinet and Strings. — DD
From the venue:One of the world’s preeminent wind players joins the Vega Quartet and pianist William Ransom for Rebecca Clarke’s Duo; Brahms’ Sonata in F Minor, and Mozart’s celebrated Quintet for Clarinet and Strings.
At Schwartz Center for Performing Arts