Shostakovich & Verklärte Nacht

Date & Time

Friday, April 19, 2024 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 21, 2024 2:30 pm


Mary Elizabeth Bowden  trumpet
Henry Kramer  piano
Dirk Brossé  conductor


Shostakovich  Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra
Clarice Assad  Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, “Bohemian Queen”
Schoenberg  Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4

The Philadelphia premiere of Clarice Assad’s new trumpet concerto takes its inspirations from surrealist painter Gertrude Abercrombie, resulting in a fantastic display of dreams and jazz. Shostakovich’s concerto for piano and trumpet is a showcase of mesmerizing athleticism, highlighting the composer’s unmistakable style and virtuosity while Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht finds the influential composer at his most romantic.


Perelman Theater
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102


90 Minutes