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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:
  • 22 NOV 2019
    Valley Forge Middle School, Wayne, PA
    Main Line Symphony Orchestra
    Don Liuzzi, conductor
  • 23 NOV 2019
    St. Mary's Church / New York, NY / USA
    The Modus Orchestra
    Elyse Kakacek; Justin Bischof, conductor
  • 07 DEC 2019
    Palace Theater / Albany, NY / USA
    Albany Symphony
    Talise Trevigne; David Alan Miller, conductor

    Other Dates:
    8 December - Palace Theater / Albany, NY / USA
  • 16 JAN 2020
    Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg, VA
    Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra
    Kathryn Mueller; James Blachly, conductor
  • 19 JAN 2020
    St. Paul's Syracuse / Syracuse, NY / USA
    Lawrence Loh, conductor
  • 01 FEB 2020
    Cohan Performing Arts Center / San Luis Obispo, CA / USA
    San Luis Obispo Symphony
    Amy Goymerac ; Andrew Sewell, conductor
  • 05 FEB 2020
    Westminster United Church / Winnipeg, MB / Canada
    University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra
    Paula Berry; Naomi Woo, conductor
  • 22 FEB 2020
    Gershwin Performing Arts Center at Murrieta Mesa High School / Murrieta, CA / USA
    California Chamber Orchestra
    Tasha Koontz; Dana Zimbric, 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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