Classical Movements Presents

MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA BRASS QUINTET

Johannesburg |  Pretoria | Potchefstroom | Cape Town | Stellenbosch | Bonteheuwel
August 11 – 20, 2022

Douglas Carlsen, trumpet | Charles Lazarus, trumpet
R. Douglas Wright, trombone | Michael Gast, horn | Steven Campbell, tuba

PERFORMANCES

PRETORIA | Thursday, 11 August 2022 | 19:00
ZK Matthews Great Hall
In collaboration with the University of South Africa (UNISA)

Pretoria Tickets

POTCHEFSTROOM | Friday, 12 August 2022 | 19:00
Conservatory Hall, North-West University
In collaboration with the North-West University

Potchefstroom Tickets

JOHANNESBURG | Sunday, 14 August 2022 | 15:00
Linder Auditorium, University of Witswatersrand
Co-presented by the Johannesburg Musical Society

Johannesburg Tickets

CAPE TOWN | Thursday, 18 August 2022 | 19:00
Groote Kerk, Cape Town Concert Brass will open the program

Cape Town Tickets

BONTEHEUWEL | Friday, 19 August 2022 | 18:00
Church of the Resurrection
Opening with NAC Lavistown District Choir and New Apostolic Church, Lavistown District Choir

FREE CONCERT

STELLENBOSCH | Saturday, 20 August 2022 | 19:00
Moederkerk

Stellenbosch Tickets

Special thanks go to our partners:
Richard Cock Enterprises, the Johannesburg Musical Society, The University of South Africa, the North-West University, Herman van Niekerk, and Louise Howlett.

PROGRAM

Selections to be chosen from the following:

Mill City Flourish                 Jack Stamp
My Spirit Be Joyful              J.S. Bach (arr. Levine)
The Little Child                     Traditional (arr. Sorenson)
West Side Story Suite          Leonard Bernstein (arr. Gale)
     Maria
     Tonight
     America
Kilauea’s Fountains             Charles Lazarus (arr. Sorenson)
A Craic Situation                  Jack Stamp
El Gato Montes                     Manuel Penella (arr. Lichtmann)
Four Pieces for Brass Quintet
                                                  Paquito D’Rivera
Grazing in the Grass             Philemon Hou/Hugh Masekela (arr. Nelson)
This Little Light of Mine      Traditional (arr. Sorenson)
Caravan                                   Duke Ellington (arr. Clark)
Tin Roof Blues                       New Orleans Rhythm Kings (arr. Gale)
The Johnson Rag                   Hall/Kleinkauf (arr. Elkjer)

Canzona Bergamasca            Samual Scheidt (arr. Fromme)
Contrapunctus IX                  J.S. Bach (arr. Glasel)
Red Cedar Lake Suite           Jack Stamp
      Early Morning Loons
      Seagulls Dancing
      Eagles
      Sunset
Fire Dance                              Anthony DiLorenzo
Gravity                                    Anthony Barfield
An American in Paris          George Gershwin (arr. Levine)
Amazing Grace                     Anonymous/John Newton (arr. Wasson/Levine)
Grazing in the Grass            Philemon Hou/Hugh Masekela (arr. Nelson)
Besame Mucho                      Consuelo Velázquez (arr. Clark)
Contrabajeando                    Astor Piazzolla (arr. Burgstaller)
Oblivion                                  Astor Piazzolla (arr. Burgstaller)
Libertango                              Astor Piazzolla (arr. Burgstaller)

ABOUT THE ENSEMBLE

Established in 1903, the Minnesota Orchestra is a Grammy Award-winning orchestra known for acclaimed performances in our home state and around the world, a storied history of recordings and radio broadcasts, and innovative educational engagement programs.

We perform a wide variety of music including nearly 175 concerts in a typical year, primarily at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis, our home since 1974. We also tour regularly throughout Minnesota, nationally and abroad.

Described by the New Yorker as “the greatest orchestra in the world,” the Minnesota Orchestra features nearly 100 of the world’s most accomplished instrumentalists.  

Michael Gast
Principal Horn

Douglas C. Carlsen
Associate Principal Trumpet

Charles Lazarus
Trumpet

R. Douglas Wright
Principal Trombone

Steven Campbell
Principal Tuba

About Classical Movements
The premier concert tour company for the world’s great orchestras and choirs, Classical Movements creates meaningful cultural experiences through music in 145 countries. An industry leader for over a quarter-century, Classical Movements organizes more than 60 tours every year, producing some 200 concerts every season. Producer of two international choral festivals—Ihlombe! in South Africa and Serenade! in Washington, D.C.—and the Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival, in addition, Classical Movements’ Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program has commissioned over 70 works from Grammy, Oscar and Pulitzer Prize-winning composers. Winner of Americans for the Arts’ BCA10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts Award, since its founding in 1992, as a truly global company, Classical Movements remains committed to facilitating cultural diplomacy across the world—promoting peace through the medium of music.