Proudly Presents the
Winner's Recital of

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 Bixby Kennedy, Clarinet
2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards
First Prize Winner

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Mika Sasaki, Piano

Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 3:30 PM
(Coffee and Danish cookies will be available in the lobby beginning at 3:00 PM.)

Victor Borge Hall
Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue (at 38th Street)
New York City

This concert was made possible by Members of the Musicians Club of New York. 

The Musicians Club of New York's Concert Series: January 19, 2020, Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, New York City. Presenting Bixby Kennedy, clarinet, and Mika Sasaki, piano, in the Winner's Concert of Bixby Kennedy, Clarinet. Mr. Kennedy is the First Prize Winner of the 2019 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards for woodwinds/brass. 

Concert Video Links
Per Brevig on the passing of Ada Kopetz-Korf, pianist, teacher and long-time Board Member
02:40 Per Brevig introducing artists Songs without Words for Clarinet and Piano (world premiere) by Paul H. Kirby
03:39 I. Playful (b. 1946)
06:03 II. Lazy Afternoon
08:16 III. Ragtime
09:48 IV. Prayer
11:29 V. Reflections
14:38 Bixby Kennedy on Kirby, Stravinsky and Rowe pieces Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
18:38 I. Sempre piano e molto tranquillo
20:35 II. 1/8th note =168
21:57 III. 1/8th note =160 Triptych (world premiere) by Will Rowe (b. 1992)
23:18 I. dance-like, playful, capricious
25:00 II. wavy, calm, fluid
28:57 III. bouncy, rugged, rhapsodic Fantasiestücke, op. 73 by Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
31:43 I. Zart und mit Ausdruck
35:16 II. Lebhaft, leicht
38:54 III. Rasch und mit Feuer Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937), arr. Charles Neidich (b. 1953)
44:02 I. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
45:56 II. Andante con moto e poco rubato
49:40 III. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
51:16 Bixby Kennedy on Bernstein Sonata for clarinet and piano by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
52:29 I. Grazioso
56:46 II. Andantino – Vivace e leggiero
1:04:08 Sonata for clarinet and piano by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
1:06:02 I. Allegro Tristamente
1:11:56 II. Romanza
1:17:05 III. Allegro con Fuoco
1:21:12 Per Brevig chat with artists.
Video by Paula and Chris Argondizza.