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Guest Concert: David Shifrin & Bixby Kennedy, clarinet

David Shifrin and Bixby Kennedy
David Shifrin and Bixby Kennedy

Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022 @ 4:00pm  Bezanson Hall, FREE

Guest Artist Concert:
David Shifrin and Bixby Kennedy, clarinet
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

The concert is part of CLARIconNEcT - Clarinet Day at UMass
Hosted by UMass Clarinet Professor Romie de Guise-Langlois

Guest artists: David Shifrin, Yale University & The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Bixby Kennedy, New Haven Symphony & Albany Symphony Orchestras

Plus, Gilles Vonsattel, Professor of Piano at UMass Amherst


W.A. Mozart: Divertimento no. 1
David Shifrin, clarinet, Bixby Kennedy, clarinet Romie de Guise-Langlois, bass clarinet

Donald Martino: A Set for Clarinet

Bixby Kennedy, clarinet


Luigi Bassi: Fantasy on Themes from Verdi’s Rigoletto
David Shifrin, clarinet, Gilles Vonsattel, piano

J.S. Bach: Partita in A minor for Solo Flute, BWV 1013
Bixby Kennedy, clarinet

Johannes Brahms: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in Eb Major, Opus 120 N. 2       
David Shifrin, clarinet, Gilles Vonsattel, piano



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  • Wear a face mask regardless of vaccination status.
  • Be prepared to show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours. UMass students, faculty, and staff can show their UCard as proof of vaccination.

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