Rising star Michael Norsworthy???s versatility and virtuosity have produced a sheaf of critical accolades for his ???beautiful tonal nuances??? (Pittsburgh Tribune), ???precision and polish??? (Chicago Tribune), and ???the command and fluidity of his playing??? (Clarinet Magazine). A John Cage Award winner, he is joined tonight by pianist Tyson Deaton, highly regarded by vocalists and instrumentalists nation??wide as a ???master of collaborative musical expression and communication.???
Program will include:
Five Bagatelles, Op. 23 by Gerald Finzi
Sonata pour clarinette et piano by Francis Poulenc
Sonatina for clarinet and piano by Joseph Horovitz
SchiZm by Derek Bermel
Sonata by Leonard Bernstein