Faculty artists Robert Young, saxophone, and Polina Khatsko, piano, perform an eclectic program of 21st century compositions that celebrate the
The recital will open with "Picnic on the Marne," a seven-movement work of colorful
waltzes by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ned Rorem. Also on the program are
compositions by the iconic African-American composer William Grant Still, Stacy Garrop,
UNCSA alumnus Tyson Davis (High School '19) and an exuberant work that pays homage
to Paquito D’Rivera, the award-winning Cuban jazz clarinetist, saxophonist and composer.
This program and performance is dedicated to Gianni Young.