Imani Winds

12/5/2022 @ 7:30 PM - 12:00 AM PNC Theatre

Grammy-nominated quintet Imani Winds, praised for their “hot rapport” and “conviction” (Gramophone), close their one-year residency with Chamber Music Pittsburgh with a culminating performance dedicated to works by Black and Brown composers. Program BLACK AND BROWN An entire program celebrating composers of color Jeff Scott Titilayo Reena Esmail The Light is the Same* Paquito D’Rivera Aires Tropicales i. Alborada ii. Son iii. Habanera iv. Vals Venezolano v. Dizzyness vi. Afro vii. Contradanza Intermission Valerie Coleman Rubispheres No. 1 (For flute, clarinet & bassoon) i. DROM ii. Serenade iii. Revival Wayne Shorter Terra Incognita** Júlio Medaglia Belle Epoque en Sud-America i. El Porsche Negro ii. Vals Paulista iii. Requinta Maluca *Written for Imani Winds. Commissioned by The Lied Center of Kansas & premiered March 15, 2017 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence **Written for Imani Winds. Commissioned by the La Jolla Music Society, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Da Camera of Houston and the Library of Congress. Premiered in La Jolla, CA August 2006