Performance Today

Trombonist Addison Maye-Saxon

Addison Maye-Saxon, PT Young Artist in ResidenceNate Ryan

August 13, 2019

When Addison Maye-Saxon was in the 7th grade and choosing what to play, he didn't like cello or trumpet, so his teacher picked his instrument (and his future) for him. On this episode of Performance Today, hear music and conversation with trombonist Addison Maye-Saxon.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Alexander Scriabin: Etude in G sharp minor, Op. 8 No. 9 Alla ballata
Yuja Wang, piano
Yuja Wang: Fantasia
DG 16606

Henri Tomasi: Trombone Concerto
Addison Maye-Saxon, trombone; Benjamin Krasner, piano
Young Artist in Residence Series, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St Paul, MN

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: Movement 4
Santiago Canon-Valencia, cello; Sphinx Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Wilkins, conductor
The Sphinx Organization, Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, MI

Alexander Scriabin: Sonata No. 5 Op 53
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA

Hour 2

Frederic Chopin: Preludes Op. 28 No 2, 7, 16
Rafal Blechacz, piano
Chopin: The Complete Preludes
DG 10870

Franz Strauss: Nocturno for Horn
Addison Maye-Saxon, trombone; Benjamin Krasner, piano
Young Artist in Residence Series, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St Paul, MN

C.P.E. Bach: Flute Sonata in A minor
Addison Maye-Saxon, trombone; Benjamin Krasner, piano
Young Artist in Residence Series, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St Paul, MN

Wang Jie: Symphony No. 1 "Awakening"
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

Frederic Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 27, No. 2 (encore)
Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano
Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA