– The New York Times
Hailed by Newsweek as “the high priests of brass,” The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized
as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time, celebrated for
peerless leadership in the brass world.
As 2013 recipient of Chamber Music
America’s highest honor, the Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award for
significant and lasting contributions to the field, ABQ’s rich history includes
performances in Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle
East and all 50 of the United States; a discography of nearly 60 recordings;
and the premieres of over 150 contemporary brass works.
Kevin Cobb, trumpet; Louis Hanzlik, trumpet; Eric Reed, horn; Michael Powell, trombone; John D. Rojak, bass trombone
Free parking is available in Garage E, 49th
Street and Bluestone Avenue, or in the circular lot between the F.
Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts.
Free master class Feb. 18, 12:30 p.m.
At ODU, ABQ will perform:
Three Madrigals, Luca Marenzio (1553-1599)
Chansons, Josquin des Prés (c. 1440-1521)
The Glow that Illuminates, the Glare that Obscures, Nina C. Young (b. 1984)
Luminosity, Jessica Meyer (b. 1974)
Fantasia e Rondó, Osvaldo Lacerda (1927-2011)
Colchester Fantasy, Eric Ewazen (b. 1954)