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Focus! 2016 | Milton Babbitt's World: A Centennial Celebration


Join us at 6:30pm for a pre-concert Panel Discussion with Bethany Beardslee, Jonathan Dawe, Charles Wuorinen, and others. Moderated by Joel Sachs.

The 32nd annual Focus! festival celebrates the legacy of composer Milton Babbitt. 

Read Celebrating Milton Babbitt's Legacy at Juilliard in The Juilliard Journal.

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Know before you go! Read the program notes

BABBITT Beaten Paths (1988)
Samuel Chan, marimba

PERSICHETTI Parable XXII for Solo Tuba, Op. 147 (1981)
Peter Blága, tuba

GIDEON Suite for Clarinet and Piano (1972)
Toby Chan, bassoon

BABBITT Play it Again, Sam (1989)
Danika Paskvan, viola

ADLER Four Composer Portraits (2001)
Alvin Zhu, piano

ADLER In Memory of Milton (2012)
William Shaub, violin

BABBITT An Encore (2006)
William Shaub, violin; Alvin Zhu, piano

WINHAM Concert Piece (1957)
Jiayan Sun, piano

BABBITT A Solo Requiem (1977)
Ariadne Grief, soprano; Robert Fleitz and Joel Sachs, pianos