Pennsylvania Quintet performs Oct. 27

Penn State's faculty woodwind quintet will present a diverse program of music at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Esber Recital Hall. Free admission. The repertoire ranges from a transcription of a late-Mozart work for mechanical organ to Latin jazz by Cuban Grammy-award winning composer Paquito D'Rivera.


Fantasie in F Minor, K. 608 ("Ein Orgelstück fur eine Uhr") ♦ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Quintette (in forme de choros) ♦ Heitor Villa-Lobos (with Robyn Dixon Costa, english horn)

La cheminée du Roi René ♦ Darius Milhaud

Kleine Kammermusik für fünf Bläser, Op. 24, No. 2 ♦ Paul Hindemith

Wapango ♦ Paquito D’Rivera

The Pennsylvania Quintet, acclaimed wind chamber music ensemble, has been concertizing since 1984 at major venues on both sides of the Atlantic. Performances include concerts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall in The Pennsylvania QuintetNew York City, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Germany, as well as recitals in Nuremberg and Frankfurt. In addition to concerts on many university guest artist series, the Quintet has been Ensemble-in-Residence at the Sedona Chamber Music Festival and a winner of the National Flute Association's international Chamber Music Ensemble Competition. National Public Radio has featured the Quintet in its nationally-syndicated program, Performance Today. The Pennsylvania Quintet can be heard on three compact disc recordings: American Wind Music (Centaur 2085); 20th Century Wind Chamber Music (Centaur 2225); and Recent American Works for Winds (Centaur 2509). The Pennsylvania Quintet is comprised of Penn State faculty members Naomi Seidman (flute), Tim Hurtz (oboe), Anthony Costa (clarinet), Lisa Bontrager (horn), and Daryl Durran (bassoon).

Last Updated October 17, 2013