Friday, May 21, 2004 | 8:00pm
Program Notes at 7:00pm
Elena Ruehr Sky Above Clouds (1989)
Augusta Read Thomas Aurora (2000)
David Rakowski Persistent Memory (1997)
Stephen Hartke Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra "Landscape with Blues" (2001)
Evan Ziporyn War Chant (2004)*

*World Premiere, commissioned by the Catherine and Paul Buttenweiser Foundation

Gil Rose, conductor

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[Concert Review] BMOP soars through graceful season finale

“A dazzling world premiere by Evan Ziporyn and the appearance of not one but two celebrated guest soloists distinguished the final concert of this year’s Boston Modern Orchestra Project season at Jordan Hall on Friday.

Renowned “new music” pianist Ursula Oppens applied her unfailingly insightful curiosity and sublime graciousness of touch to Augusta Read Thomas’s 2000 intermittently appealing Aurora. And master clarinetist Richard Stoltzman’s playing impressed as usual in Stephen Hartke’s 2001 Clarinet Concerto....

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