Lucerne Festival Presents Frank Zappa: Rebel / Respect / Response

Friday, January 26, 2018. 8:00 pm

Matthias Pintscher – Conductor
Ensemble of the Lucerne Festival Alumni

Matthias Pintscher and the Ensemble of the Lucerne Festival Alumni play the music of Frank Zappa, alongside pieces by Pierre Boulez, Edgard Varèse, John Zorn, and Tyshawn Sorey.

Frank Zappa
Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog/Meat for ensemble (1992), transcribed by Ali N. Askin
Outrage at Valdez for ensemble (1992)
Naval Aviation in Art? for ensemble (1984)
Dupree’s Paradise for ensemble (1984)
Get Whitey for ensemble (1992)
G-Spot Tornado for ensemble (1992), transcribed by Ali N. Askin

Pierre Boulez (1925– 2016)
Éclat for fifteen instruments (1964/65)

Edgard Varèse (1883– 1965)
Intégrales for eleven wind instruments and percussion (1924/25)

John Zorn (*1953)
For Your Eyes Only for ensemble (1989)

Tyshawn Sorey (*1980)
Sentimental Shards for string quartet, two vibraphones, glockenspiel, and piano (2014) after John Adams’s Sentimentals movement from American Standard and Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington’s Sophisticated Lady

The concert is supported by Swiss Re – Partner LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI

Please note that Roulette membership benefits do not apply to this performance.