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Steven Cohen, clarinet and Gail Williams, horn

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Central

Where: Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Galvin Recital Hall, 70 Arts Circle, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.

Contact: Concert Management Office   (847) 467-4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts


Steven Cohen, Victor Goines, Alex Whitehead, Jackson Brown, and Samantha Winkler, clarinet; Gail Williams, horn; She-e Wu and Benjamin Krauss, percussion; Kay Kim, piano; Steven Wilke, Brian Zhan, Joelle Chen, and Kirsten Lee, violin; Johannah Carmona and Sanghoo Lee, viola; Jacob Barker, Sarah Chong, and Oleksander Mycyk, cello; Henry Girard, bass; Nicholas Sunghyun Koo, conductor

Before their retirement from the Bienen School, clarinet professor Steven Cohen and horn professor Gail Williams give a final recital together with their colleagues and students, featuring multiple world premieres. Prior to joining the Bienen School faculty, Steven Cohen served as principal clarinet and frequent soloist with the New Orleans Symphony, later known as the Louisiana Philharmonic. Each summer since 1979, Cohen has performed as principal clarinet at the Brevard Music Center, and he gives solo recitals and master classes throughout the world. Principal horn of the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, Gail Williams has served as associate principal horn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and as a member of the Lyric Opera Orchestra. Williams is an original member of Summit Brass, and has played an active role in commissioning projects and performing contemporary solo works for horn.

Carl Nielsen, Humoresque Bagatelles, Op. 11 
Dana Wilson, Amid the sadness . . . (world premiere)
Victor Goines, Gonna Take That Train Home (world premiere)
Catherine Likhuta, Lesions
James Stephenson, RE:NU for Clarinet, French Horn, and Two Percussion (world premiere)
Johann Strauss (trans. Kevin Walko), Die Fledermaus Overture, Op. 367 for clarinet quartet

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