Category Archives: Composition

Premiere of “The Elephant and the Clown” for Double Clarinet Quartet

On Oct. 13, 2012 at the Vandoren/Buffet Clarinet Ensemble Festival, Paquito D’Rivera’s new work "The Elephant and the Clown" is premiering for double Clarinet Quartet. The performance of the new work will be at 6:00 pm at the University of … Continue reading

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World Premiere Live Performance of “Come With Me” with Jose Limon Dance Company

On June 30 and July 1, Paquito D’Rivera will perform live with Jose Limon Dance Company the world premiere of “Come With Me” inspired by the original work “Ladies in White”. The work was commissioned by Jose Limon Dance Company … Continue reading

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Arias From Paquito’s New Opera “Cecilio Valdés, King of Havana”

Heard on June 14 in the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Opera America presented “New Works Sampler” with performers from the Curtis Institute of Music, to attendees of the 2012 conference. Among those presented included arias from Paquito D’Rivera’s opera “Cecilio … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Files by D’Rivera, Now on CD

"American Music for Clarinet and Piano" The Cape Cod Files was written in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival. Jon Manasse, Clarinet and Jon Nakamatsu, Piano, perform the Cape Cod Files with other American … Continue reading

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New D’Rivera Composition “Kites” Now on CD – August 24, 2010

IMANI WINDS (Woodwind Quintet) New CD "Terra Incognita" (E1 Music) features Paquito D’Rivera’s new composition "KITES," and works by Wayne Shorter and Jason Moran. D’Rivera and his sideman, Alex Brown, pianist, are guest artists on "Kites" performing with the Imani Winds. … Continue reading

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