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  • University Lutheran (Uni Lu) 3637 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)

Arcana is pleased to present the first event of the newly rebooted BEGIN ANYWHERE series, a performer-driven, salon-style concert series. With appropriate irony for our current political climate, the concert will feature a variety of works by American composers and conclude with one tragic Russian composition.


Eric Nathan: Toying (2012)
Tessa Ellis, trumpet

William Albright: Sonata for Alto Saxophone, 2nd movement, arr. Mark Zelesky (1984)
Mark Zelesky, saxophone

George Rochberg: excerpts from Caprice Variations (1970)
June Bender, violin

George Lewis: Monads (1977) and Artificial Life 2007 
Tessa Ellis, trumpet
Tom Kraines, cello
Michael Tan, piano
Mark Zelesky, saxophone

Lori Laitman: I Never Saw Another Butterfly (1996)
Alize Rosznyai, voice
Aaron Stewart, saxophone

Alfred Schnittke: Cello Sonata No. 1 (1978)
David Hughes, piano
Tom Kraines, cello