Double bassist Salvatore Macchia and pianist Ben Sparks will be performing Spiritual Fantasy No. 2 for Double Bass and Piano, by composer Frederick Tillis on Tuesday January 22, 2019 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Bezanson Recital Hall.
The concert will be the first in a new "Bezanson Legacy Series" dedicated to music by the Amherst faculty and recognizing the legacy of former chair of the university's Music and Dance department - Philip Bezanson.
On Tuesday, "The Music of UMass Composers" will be led by contrabassist and composer Salvatore Macchia, with Ayano Kataoka, marimba; Ronald Gorevic, viola; Benjamin Tibbets, piano, and Jazer Giles, electronics. The free concert will be in Benzanson Recital Hall at 7:30pm Former UMass professors and students will be featured:
Frederick Tillis - Spiritual Fantasy No. 2
Robert Stern - Aground on Starlake
Charles Fussell - Moonshine
Remembering Bruce - Salvatore Macchia (for Bruce Maccombie)