Improvisation upon One Note
The trailblazing mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital and soulful clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh team up with The Knights for an extraordinary collaboration. Program to feature original, baroque and romantic masterworks, all grounded in the classical tradition and crossing boundaries into the worlds of Middle Eastern, Balkan, klezmer and jazz.
Purcell: Fantasia Upon One Note
Sollima: La Camera Bianca
Golijov: Lullaby and Doina
Bach, J.S. (arr. Avital): Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings and Continuo No. 1 in D Minor
Schubert/Mendelssohn (arr. The Knights): Songs Without Words
Azmeh: Triple Concerto for Clarinet, Mandolin, Violin and Orchestra
Arrangements, transcriptions, and original music from Middle Eastern, Balkan, and Klezmer Sources
Photograph ©Harald Hoffman / DG
AZMEH/AVITAL/THE KNIGHTS at The Broad Stage supported by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler – Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.