Gary Louie, Saxophone

Gary LouiePerformance Details

Date: Sunday, April 26 at 7:30pm
Location: Ewell Recital Hall
Admission: Free

About the Performer

Recognized internationally as one of the leading saxophone virtuosos of our time, Gary Louie possesses a lively interpretive imagination coupled with a refreshing, understated artistry. These qualities, along with a supple tone, have earned acclaim from audiences and critics alike. The New York Times described Mr. Louie as "an artist and a phraser." A reviewer for The Baltimore Sun wrote that he "communicated with stunning technical brilliance and expressive power."

Mr. Louie has performed at such venues as Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Internationally he has performed in Paris, Rome, St. Petersburg, and Hong Kong, as well as throughout Spain and Germany.

For more information about Gary Louie, please visit his website at www.garylouie.net.

Program Selections
Sonata in C# for alto saxophone and piano
     Très Modéré, expressif
     Andante
     Fileuse
Fernande DeCruck
Metamorphoses after Ovid for solo saxophone
     Pan 
     Phaeton
     Niobe
     Bacchus
     Nacissus
     Arethusa
Bejamin Britten
Seven Spanish Folk-Songs for saxophone and piano
     El Paño Moruno
     Murcian Seguidilla
     Asturiana
     Jota
     Nana
     Canción 
     Polo
 Manuel de Falla
Intermission
Ballade #2
     piano solo
Frédéric Chopin
Scaramouche for saxophone and piano
     Vif
     Modéré
     Brazileira
Darius Milhaud