Monday, July 4, 2016


In cooperation with the UI String Quartet Residency Program
CNM presents

The Lark Quartet
with percussionist Yousif Sheronick
featuring a work by guest composer Kenji Bunch
and performing works by
George Gershwin, Sapo Perapaskero, Nico Muhly,
Zhou Long
and Giovanni Sollima

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7:30pm at the Concert Hall

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Sapo PERAPASKERO (b. 1978)
for String Quartet and Percussion
Arranged for the Lark Quartet by Gordon Green; Lark Commission


Five Songs (2011)
George GERSHWIN (1898-1937)
for String Quartet
Arranged by Stanley Silvermann
"He Loves and She Loves" from Funny Face (1927)
"Fascinating Rhythm" from Lady Be Good (1924)
"Do it Again" from The French Doll (1922)
"Clap Yo' Hands" from Oh, Kay! (1926)
"Sweet and Low Down" from Tip-Toes (1925)


Megalopolis: Three Urban Landscapes (2014)
Kenji BUNCH (b. 1973)
for string quartet & percussion
World Premiere Performance; co-commissioned by the Lark Quartet and the University of Iowa


— Intermission — 
Big Time
Nico Muhly (b. 1981)
for String Quartet and Percussion
Commissioned for the Lark Quartet by Southern Vermont Chamber Music Festival


Selections from Chinese Folk Songs
Zhou Long (b. 1953)
for String Quartet


Viaggio in Italia
Giovanni Sollima (b. 1962)
for String Quartet and Percussion
Written for the Lark Quartet; Percussion arranged by Yousif Sheronick