Composer David Bruce says that, for him, the sound of mandolin is "golden", so he wrote a piece for mandolin and string quartet inspired by the sun. On Friday's Performance Today, Avi Avital and the Dover Quartet play the sunny piece "Cymbeline" by David Bruce.
Edvard Grieg: Once Upon a Time, Op. 71, No. 1
Andrei Gavrilov, piano
Grieg: Lyric Pieces
Edvard Grieg: Puck, from 'Lyric Pieces, Book 10, Op. 71'
Georgia Guitar Quartet: Kyle Dawkins, Brian Smith, Phil Snyder, Jason Solomon
Pensacola Christian College, The Crowne Centre, Pensacola, FL
George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Houston Symphony, Jones Hall, Houston, TX
David Bruce: Cymbeline
Avi Avital, mandolin; The Dover String Quartet
String Theory at the Hunter, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio for glass harmonica
John Williams, guitar
Mozart Makes You Smarter
Peter Schickele: Spring Forward for clarinet quintet (2015)
David Shifrin, clarinet; The Miro Quartet
Phoenix Chamber Music Society, Central United Methodist Church, Phoenix, AZ
Anthony DiLorenzo: Go!
Center City Brass Quintet: Anthony DiLorenzo, trumpet; Geoffrey Hardcastle, trumpet; Richard King, horn; Ko-Ichiro Yamamoto, trombone; Craig Knox, Tuba
University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 31, K. 297, "Paris"
Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA