Riffs and Fanfares

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Riffs and Fanfares Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center


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Commissioned by the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society for the opening concert of it's 22nd season. Premiered on Oct. 28, and 30, 1990 at Alice Tully Hall, New York. David Shifrin (Clarinet), Robert Routch (horn), Ida Kavafian (Violin), Paul Neubauer (viola), Fred Sherry (cello), Lee Luvisi (piano)

"Joseph Turrin's well-crafted Riffs and Fanfares for clarinet, horn, string trio, and piano, commissioned by the society and receiving its premiere"

— NEW YORK TIMES (10/22/90)

"Joseph Turrin's " Riffs and Fanfares" a CMSLC commission, was given its world premiere. Turrin, who scored well last year with his Trumpet Concerto premiered by the NY Philharmonic, has again written an arresting work of spiky, individual energy"

— NEW YORK DAILY NEWS (10/22/90)