Imani Winds

Friday, February 03, 2023 - 7:30 pm
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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$20.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

Acclaimed for their “bristling energy” and “febrile flair and panache” (Chicago Classical Review), the Grammy-nominated Imani Winds has carved out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing and culturally poignant programming. Featuring works by Cuban, Brazilian, Argentine, and Uruguayan-American composers, the group’s program reflects its deep commitment to enriching the traditional wind quintet repertoire.

D’Rivera: La Fleur de Cayenne
León: De Memorias
Villa-Lobos: Trio for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon
Pixinguinha: Um a zero (Arr.)
Águila: Quintet No. 2
Piazzolla: Suite de Piazzolla (Arr.)

Watch the livestreamed concert via the video player below.

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Special thanks to Susan Giesecke Bloom and A. Charles Winkelman with support from The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, Theodore Presser Foundation, Dot and Rick Nelson, Sid Kaplan, and the American Philosophical Society for their support of our livestream series, and for helping us deliver world-class artistry to audiences around the globe.

The Artist(s)

Imani Winds
Imani Winds
Celebrating over 20 years of music making, the twice Grammy nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds.  The ensemble’s playlist embraces traditional chamber music repertoire, and as a 21st century group,… Read More

Videos

Imani Winds | "Bruits" Album Trailer
Imani Winds | Shaheen: Dance Mediterranea
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR