Alan Abel 85th Birthday Concert

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

Join PCMS in celebrating the 85th Birthday of Alan Abel, former Associate Principal Percussionist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, in a program designed by principal timpanist of the Philadelphia Orchestra Don Liuzzi, members of the Fabulous Philadelphians, and the NEXUS Percussion Ensemble.

In collaboration with the Curtis Institute of Music and Temple University

Featuring NEXUS Percussion Ensemble:

Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Russell Hartenberger, Garry Kvistad

Philadelphia Orchestra members:

Don Liuzzi, Christopher Deviney, Angela Zator Nelson & Anthony Orlando percussion; Hirono Oka, violin; Lisa-Beth Lambert, violin; Che-Hung Chen, viola; Yumi Kendall, cello

With Guest Artists:

Alan Abel, percussion/conductor; Pablo Batista, percussion; Rolando Morales-Matos, percussion; Phillip O'Banion, conductor; Natalie Zhu, piano

Wright: Grand Duo
Morales-Matos: Day and Night
Becker: Preludes
Hartenberger: Cadence
Becker: Mudra
Wright: Octet