Axiom Brass/Opening Bach Festival Concert; 04/24/2015


Opening Concert Bach Festival: Axiom Brass

Dorival Puccini Jr., trumpet
Kris Hammond, trumpet 
Matthew Oliphant, french horn
Orin Larson, trombone
Kevin Harrison, tuba
April 24, Friday
8:00 PM, Mead Memorial Chapel

Praised for their high level of musicality and technical ability and for their clean, clear, and precise sound, the members of the award-winning Axiom Brass Quintet are rising stars in the chamber music universe. In a program titled “Sacred Brass,” the Quintet journeys through time with music written for or inspired by the church, including works by J. S. Bach, Palestrina, Byrd, Tchaikovsky, Gabrieli, and Piazzolla. Professor Greg Vitercik, chair of the music department, offers a pre-concert lecture at 7:15 PM in the Chapel. Sponsored by the Performing Arts SeriesMiddlebury Bach Festival.

Tickets: $25/20/6. On sale to PASS members September 3; to Middlebury College ID card holders September 8; and to the general public on September 11. Go to the online box office>>