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Friday, February 12, 2016

Fans of creative music have a lot to look forward to this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 2:05 PM

click to enlarge Pianist Vicky Chow plays Tristan Perich's "Surface Image" Saturday night.
  • Pianist Vicky Chow plays Tristan Perich's "Surface Image" Saturday night.
The growing cadre of contemporary classical fans in Orlando are getting quite the Valentine's Day present: three amazing concerts to choose from (or just binge out and see them all).

Collide Contemporary Music Series presents Ensemble P4 in a concert featuring new works for piano and percussion by Steve Kornicki, Thad Anderson, Shawn Hundley, Sydney Hodkinson, and Philip Wharton. See a video sneak peek below. (UCF Rehearsal Hall, 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13; free. More event info here)

This Saturday: Ensemble P4 at UCF

Ensemble P4 is coming this Saturday at 2pm! Here's a little sneak peek of what you can expect at the concert.

Posted by UCF Music on Thursday, February 11, 2016

Accidental Music Festival presents pianist Vicky Chow, playing Tristan Perich's "Surface Image" at Timucua Satuday night. Chow, a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, has been described as a "monster pianist" with "massive technique"; read a fascinating interview with Perich on his composition "Surface Image" here. (Timucua White House; 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13; $20. More event info here)

As the latest installment of the In-Between Series at Gallery at Avalon Island, Hippocrene Saxophone Ensemble performs new music by Central Florida Composers Forum members and others. Program includes:
  • David MacDonald: "Linear Geometry"
  • William Albright: "Doo-Dah"
  • Steven Danyew: Saxophone Quartet No. 2: "Chant"
  • Charles B. Griffin: "Panta Rei"
  • Benoit Glazer: "Petite Fete de Sax"
  • Daniel Saylor: "Waves to Oceans (Organic Suite Composition No. 1)"
  • David MacDonald: "Ungroup"
(Gallery at Avalon Island; 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15; free. More event info here)

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