Rhinehart Recital Hall, Rhinehart Music Center, Purdue University Fort Wayne

Zelenka — Sonata No. 5 for 2 Oboes, Bassoon & Continuo in F major
     Orion Rapp, oboe
     Pavel Morunov, oboe
     Dennis Fick, bassoon
     Alexander Klepach, harpsichord   

Rachmaninoff (Arr. Adam Johnson)  — Two selections from
All-Night Vigil, Op. 37 (‘Vespers’)
     Andrew Lott, trumpet
     Daniel Ross, trumpet
     Alex Laskey, horn
     Andrew Hicks, trombone
     Chance Trottman-Huiet, tuba

Brahms — Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 
     Violetta Todorova, violin
     Christine Chow, violin
     Derek Reeves, viola
     Andre Gaskins, cello
     Campbell MacDonald, clarinet

Disillusioned, Brahms was about to give up composing when he heard a performance by an extraordinary clarinetist whom he excitedly described as ‘the greatest wind player alive.’ This inspired the nostalgic, autumnal Clarinet Quintet, a work of unabashed sentimentality and grace.

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