Celebrating 20 years, this Grammy-nominated wind quintet has carved out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming and adventurous collaborations. Imani’s Oakland concert includes works arranged from the orchestral tradition paired with virtuosic wind quintet works by Nielsen and others.
"Tradition and Innovation"
Mendelssohn/Arr. Gabler: Scherzo from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Rimsky-Korsakov/Arr. Russell: Scheherazade
Nielsen: Prelude, Theme and Variations from Quintet for Winds, Op. 43
Ruth Crawford Seeger: Suite for Wind Quintet
Paquito D'Rivera: Kites
Simon Shaheen/Arr. Scott: Dance Mediterranea