Jay Reise Retirement Concert

October 3, 2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall, 3340 Walnut Street, Room 419


Penn Music honors retiring faculty composer Jay Reise with a concert of his chamber music, including two premieres. Best known as the composer of the opera Rasputin, commissioned by the New York City Opera, Reise has created a distinctive body of work that reflects varied influences, from Scriabin to jazz to the Carnatic music of southern India.



 Barcarola reminiscencia - cello/piano - world premiere

The Inland Sea (Piano Sonata No. 3) - world premiere 

The Gift to Urashima Taro (shakuhachi/string trio)

Semblances (Trio for Strings) 

Yīnyuè (Berceuse-Nocturne for String Trio and Piano)


Irina Muresanu, violin

David Yang, viola

Eliana Razzino Yang, cello

Amy Yang, piano

James Primosch, piano

James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi