Allan Blank (1925-2013), composer and supporter of the arts in his home state of Virginia, will receive a performance of his JUMBLIES for Soprano, clarinet, cello, piano, and narrator, at this season's Staunton Music Festival. His work will be performed at the First Presbyterian Church along with Dvorak's Serenade for Winds. This year’s Staunton Festival will bring together over 100 incredible works of music performed by 80 world-class artists. Highlights include a staged presentation of Handel’s masterpiece, Theodora; world premieres by composers-in-residence; Bach's St Matthew Passion on period instruments; music by everyone from Hildegard to John Hilliard and from Beethoven's Eroica Symphony to Bernstein's West Side Story. With 30+ concerts over 10 days, there is something for everyone.
Jumblies by Allan Blank - at Staunton Music Festival, August 24