Five National Finalists travel to Atlanta to have their original compositions premiered by the finest musicians of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. National judges include Robert Spano of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and award-winning composers Michael Gandolfi and Jennifer Higdon.
All composers were tasked with writing a 4-6 minute piece for flute, clarinet and cello based on dance movements - all in just 14 days!
These brand NEW compositions include:
Get It Out of You by Jason Gerraughty (Redlands, CA)
If a Rubber Ball Could Dance by Mason Johnston (Atlanta, GA)
3 Dances by Brian Nabors (Cincinnati, OH)
Innocent Machine by Ben Robichaux (Elizabeth City, NC)
Phantom Limb: Pas de Trois by Eric Segerstrom (Delmar, NY)
Rapido! Trio of musicians include Todd Skitch (flute), Alcides Rodriguez (clarinet), Brad Ritchie (cello).
Presented by Rapido! Founders: The Atlanta Chamber Players & The Antinori Foundation, with Boston Musica Viva, Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings, and Voices of Change.
Hear the Atlanta Chamber Players also perform Jean Francaix's String Trio featuring Justin Bruns (violin), Catherine Lynn (viola), and Brad Ritchie (cello).