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Samuel Barber

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Knoxville, Summer of 1915 (1947)
Text Writer
James Agee
G Schirmer Inc
Soloists and Orchestra
Sub Category
Soloists and Chamber Orchestra
Year Composed
16 Minutes
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Programme Note
Samuel Barber Knoxville, Summer of 1915 (1947)

  • G. Schirmer:
  • Ensemble
    Royal Scottish National Orchestra
    Karina Gauvin (Soprano)
    Marin Alsop
  • Ensemble
    ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
    Carmen Pelton (Soprano)
    Timothy Russell
    Summit Records:
  • Ensemble
    Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra
    Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
    William Strickland
    CBS Masterworks Portrait:
  • 20 SEP 2019
    David Geffen Hall, New York, NY
    New York Philharmonic
    Kelli O'Hara; Jaap Van Zweden, conductor

    Other Dates:
    18,19,21 September - David Geffen Hall, New York, NY
    11 October - McKnight Center for the Performing Arts, Stillwater, OK
  • 26 SEP 2019
    St John's Waterloo Church / London / UK
    Southbank Sinfonia
    Simon Over, conductor
  • 28 SEP 2019
    First Presbyterian Church, Monterey, CA
    Ensemble Monterey Chamber Orchestra
    Diane Cyrcle; Dr. John Anderson, conductor

    Other Dates:
    29 September - Peace United Church of Christ, Santa Cruz, CA
  • 11 OCT 2019
    Musco Center for the Arts, Orange, CA
    Chapman University
    Gemalene Acupan, conductor

    Other Dates:
    25 October - University Synagogue, Orange, CA
  • 18 OCT 2019
    Chapin Hall, Williamstown, MA
    Berkshire Symphony
    Erin Nafziger; Ronald Feldman, conductor
  • 19 OCT 2019
    Juneau Douglas High School / Juneau, AK / USA
    Juneau Symphony
    Christopher Koch, conductor

    Other Dates:
    20 October - Juneau Douglas High School / Juneau, AK / USA
  • 19 OCT 2019
    Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown, MD
    Maryland Symphony Orchestra
    Elizabeth Schulze, conductor

    Other Dates:
    20 October - Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown, MD
  • 20 OCT 2019
    Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church, Wheat Ridge, CO
    Jefferson Symphony Orchestra
    Dr. William Morse, conductor
  • 09 NOV 2019
    Umstattd Hall / Canton, OH / USA
    Canton Symphony Orchestra
    Gerhardt Zimmermann, conductor
  • 10 NOV 2019
    Cultural Arts Center / Silver Spring, MD / USA
    Avanti Orchestra/FMMC
    Amanda Paleirmo; Pablo Saelzer, conductor
  • 15 NOV 2019
    TTU Hemmle Recital Hall, Lubbock, TX
    TTU Ensemble Bravura
    Philip Mann, conductor
  • 21 NOV 2019
    Center for Faith and Life, Luther College, Decorah, IA
    Luther College Chamber Orchestra
    Rachel Storlie; Daniel Baldwin, conductor
  • 22 NOV 2019
    Valley Forge Middle School, Wayne, PA
    Main Line Symphony Orchestra
    Don Liuzzi, conductor
  • 16 JAN 2020
    Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg, VA
    Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra
    Kathryn Mueller; James Blachly, conductor
  • 07 MAR 2020
    P.E. Monroe Auditorium, Hickory, NC
    Western PIedmont Symphony
    Matthew Thomas Troy, conductor
  • 13 APR 2020
    Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY
    Eastman School of Music
    Neil Varon, conductor
  • 17 MAY 2020
    Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC
    Apollo Orchestra
    Stephen Czarkowski, conductor

...James Agee's achingly tender prose poem in which he recalls a languorous summer evening spent as a young boy lying out with his family beneath the darkening sky....The bittersweet, warm yet lean harmonies of Barber's opening phrases perfectly disclose the curdled innocence of Agee's prose...
Jeremy Eichler, Boston Globe,30/09/2006
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