Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2pm:
The Resurgam Quartet presents Breaking Point
The Resurgam Quartet is excited to present “Breaking Point,” a high-energy concert featuring works by some of the leading composers for the saxophone quartet. This program showcases genre-bending new music that draws its inspiration from a wide range of non-classical sources including world music, classic rock, jazz, and more!
Zack Browning: Howler Black
Ted King-Smith: Breaking Point (Commissioned by the Resurgam Quartet)
Guillermo Lago: Ciudades
Jacob T.V.: Jesus is Coming
Roshanne Etezady: Keen
John Mackey: Unquiet Spirits
The Resurgam Quartet
Harrison Kliewe, Soprano Saxophone
Colette Hall, Alto Saxophone
Sean Tanguay, Tenor Saxophone
Michael Raposo, Baritone Saxophone
The Resurgam Quartet formed in 2015 at the Hartt School in Hartford, CT. Recently, the quartet was a semi-finalist at the international Fischoff Chamber Music Competition for the second time. The quartet also won the 2016 Paranov Concerto Competition at the Hartt School performing William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso. Resurgam enjoys an active performing schedule. Dedicated to expanding the saxophone quartet repertoire, the quartets latest commission Breaking Point, is set to be premiered in March, 2018 at the North American Saxophone Alliance’s Biennial Conference. The Quartet also presented a concert of new works at the Hartford New Music Festival, and will continue to create new music for the saxophone quartet. Education is an important part of Resurgam’s mission, and has presented masterclasses and educational concerts in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, and Indiana. The Resurgam Quartet is dedicated to engaging audiences in exciting saxophone quartet repertoire.