Presented by Onassis Foundation (USA)

Performance Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | 7:30 PM

PRISM Saxophone Quartet
George Emmanuel Lazaridis, Piano

Zankel Hall
Showcasing the music of one of Greece’s contemporary composers, the Onassis Cultural Center NY presents a concert of works by Giorgos Koumendakis, whose eclectic works range from chamber pieces to the music for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. The program, performed by the PRISM Saxophone Quartet and pianist George Emmanuel Lazaridis, features Koumendakis’s Typewriter Tune and the US premiere of excerpts from his piece Mediterranean Desert, Steven Mackey’s Animal, Vegetable, Mineral in a new transcription made especially for this concert, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.


  • PRISM Saxophone Quartet
    ··Timothy McAllister, Soprano Saxophone
    ··Zachary Shemon, Alto Saxophone
    ··Matt Levy, Tenor Saxophone
    ··Taimur Sullivan, Baritone Saxophone
  • George Emmanuel Lazaridis, Piano


  • STEVEN MACKEY Animal, Vegetable, Mineral
  • GIORGOS KOUMENDAKIS Excerpts from Mediterranean Desert (US Premiere)
  • MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition

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