Saxophones with Strings Attached

Saxophones with Strings Attached

Saturday, February 1, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Swedish saxophonist and composer Anders Lundegård presents several new compositions alongside classical masterpieces of the eighteenth- and twentieth-century, with UCI pianist Yuliya Minina, and a string trio and quartet composed of UCI students. Dr. Lundegård is famous for the witty and educational presentation of his programs, which offer asides on Swedish and American culture, as well as music history and the legacy of the saxophone. 

Program:

Flute Sonata in D, Op. 94 (1943), Sergei Prokofiev
Arranged for soprano saxophone and piano by Anders Lundegård

Conversation Piece for alto saxophone and piano (2018) , Anders Lundegård
Waltz up?
Ragtime Rage
Cha-cha-chats
Give them Some Swing to talk about

Based on the informal groups portraits associated with British 18th century painting, the composer imagines a lively conversation among devotees of various dance and musical styles.

Moskov “Rack” Sonata for soprano and alto saxophone and piano (2017), Anders Lundegård

Rock Rondo
Ballad Bells
Blues

A big, bold tribute to Rachmaninoff and the showpiece sonatas of the early 20th century.

Oboe quartet in F major, K. 370/368b (1781), W. A. Mozart

Arranged for soprano saxophone and string trio by Anders Lundegård

Gammal fäbodpsalm från Dalarna, Oskar Lindberg

A beloved Swedish song arranged for Alto saxophone and string quartet by Anders Lundegård

Free admission

Presented with generous support from UCI Illuminations

Dates: 
February 1, 2020 - 8:00pm