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Samuel Barber

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Knoxville, Summer of 1915 (1947)
Text Writer
James Agee
G Schirmer Inc
Soloist(s) and Orchestra
Sub Category
Chamber Orchestra
Year Composed
16 Minutes

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Samuel Barber Knoxville, Summer of 1915 (1947)

  • G. Schirmer:
  • Ensemble
    Royal Scottish National Orchestra
    Karina Gauvin (Soprano)
    Marin Alsop
  • Ensemble
    ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
    Carmen Pelton (Soprano)
    Timothy Russell
    Summit Records:
  • Ensemble
    Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra
    Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
    William Strickland
    CBS Masterworks Portrait:
  • 30 MAY 2018
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
    Eva-Maria Westbroek, Soprano; Gustavo Gimeno, conductor

    Other Dates:
    31 May - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 04 MAY 2018
    Bushnell Memorial, Hartford, CT
    Hartford Symphony Orchestra
    Carolyn Kuan, conductor

    Other Dates:
    5,6 May; 8-10 June - Bushnell Memorial, Hartford, CT
  • 10 MAR 2018
    Grace Presbyterian Church, Peoria, IL
    Peoria Symphony Orchestra
    George Stelluto, conductor
  • 27 FEB 2018
    Bates Recital Hall, Austin, TX
    University of Texas Orchestra
    Paul Grobey, conductor
  • 23 FEB 2018
    Pomona College, Bridges Hall of Music, Claremont, CA
    Pomona College Orchestra
    Briana Grether; Eric Lindholm, conductor

    Other Dates:
    25 February - Pomona College, Bridges Hall of Music, Claremont, CA
  • 28 JAN 2018
    Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA
    Delaware Valley University
    Jack Schmidt, conductor
  • 20 JAN 2018
    Uihlein Hall, Milwaukee, WI
    Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
    Susanna Phillips; Teddy Abrams, conductor

    Other Dates:
    21 January - Uihlein Hall, Milwaukee, WI
  • 18 JAN 2018
    Calvary Baptist Church, Little Rock, AR
    Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
    Philip Mann, conductor
  • 13 JAN 2018
    Cannon Center, Memphis, TN
    Memphis Symphony Orchestra
    Robert Moody, conductor

    Other Dates:
    20 January - University of Memphis, Harris Concert Hall, Memphis, TN
    21,14 January - GPAC, Germantown, TN
  • 09 JAN 2018
    Barbican Concert Hall, London, UK
    London Schools Symphony Orchestra
    Richard Armstrong, conductor
  • 17 DEC 2017
    Tegler Centre, Edmonton, AB
    Concordia University of Edmonton
    Danielle Lisboa, conductor
  • 01 DEC 2017
    Luzern, Switzerland
    InTakt Junges Kammerorchester
    Andreas Brenner, conductor

    Other Dates:
    2 December - Baden, Switzerland
    3 December - Zürich, Switzerland
  • 16 NOV 2017
    Kraushaar Auditorium, Baltimore, MD
    Goucher College Orchestra
    Charlotte Khuner; Elisa Koehler, conductor
  • 13 NOV 2017
    Ramsey Concert Hall, Athens, GA
    University of Georgia Orchestra
    Jaclyn Hartenberger, conductor
  • 11 NOV 2017
    Plymouth Church UCC, Cleveland, OH
    Blue Water Chamber Orchestra
    Daniel Meyer, conductor
  • 11 NOV 2017
    Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH
    Lorain County Community College
    Dr. Robert Beckstrom, conductor
  • 11 NOV 2017
    Keefe Center for the Arts, Nashua, NH
    New Hampshire Symphony
  • 09 NOV 2017
    Jaqua Concert Hall, Eugene, OR
    The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
    Robert Ashens, conductor
  • 09 NOV 2017
    Crosswalk Community Church, Williamsburg, VA
    Virginia Symphony Orchestra
    JoAnn Felletta, conductor

    Other Dates:
    11 November - Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 31 OCT 2017
    St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD
    St. Mary's College of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
    Jeffrey Silberschlag, conductor
  • 29 OCT 2017
    Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN
    Civic Orchestra Of Minneapolis
    Maria Jette; Cary John Franklin, conductor
  • 28 OCT 2017
    The Rose Theatre, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
    Rose Orchestra
    Richard Hoenich, conductor
  • 22 OCT 2017
    Alma College Heritage Center, Alma, MI
    Alma College Symphony
    LaToya Lain; Murray Gross, conductor
  • 21 OCT 2017
    Colour of Music Festival
    Gailard Performing Arts Center, Charleston, SC
    Kazem Abdullah, conductor
  • 21 OCT 2017
    Hillsdale College Markel Auditorium, Sage Center for the Arts, Hillsdale, MI
    Hillsdale College Orchestra
    James A. Holleman, conductor

    Other Dates:
    22 October - Hillsdale College Markel Auditorium, Sage Center for the Arts, Hillsdale, MI
  • 21 OCT 2017
    Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Johnstown, PA
    Johnstown Symphony Orchestra
    James Blachly, conductor

    Other Dates:
    11 November - Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Johnstown, PA
  • 13 OCT 2017
    Schrott Center, Indianapolis, IN
    Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
    Angela Brown; Matthew Kraemer, conductor
  • 06 OCT 2017
    Nordstrom Recital Hall, Seattle, WA
    Northwest Sinfonietta
    Jennifer Bromagen; David Lockington, conductor

    Other Dates:
    7 October - Rialto Theater, Tacoma, WA
    8 October - Pioneer Pavilion, Puyallup, WA
  • 04 OCT 2017
    San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA
    Bay Area Rainbow Symphony (BARS)
    Hope Briggs
  • 29 SEP 2017
    Old Dominion University Theatre, Norfolk, VA
    Old Dominion University Symphony Orchestra
    Paul Kim, conductor

...James Agee's achingly tender prose poem in which he recalls a languorous summer evening spent as a young boy lying out with his family beneath the darkening sky....The bittersweet, warm yet lean harmonies of Barber's opening phrases perfectly disclose the curdled innocence of Agee's prose...
Jeremy Eichler, Boston Globe,30/09/2006
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