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The XVIII Festival Latinoamericano de Música in Caracas, Venezuela. October 19, 2014. Orquesta Sinfónica de Juventudes Francisco de Miranda. Felipe Izcaray, Conductor. Sala Simon Bolívar del Centro Nacional de Acción Social por la Música.
2nd Movement of 3 from CONCERTINO for Piano, Woodwinds, Timpani.
Geoffrey McDonald, Conductor; Karolina Rojahn, Piano; Elzbieta Brandys; Flute 1, Piccolo; Jennifer Borokowski, Flute 2; Elizabeth England, Oboe; Yhasmin Valenzuela, Clarinet 1; Margo McGowan, Clarinet 2; Todd Brunel, Bass Clarinet; David Richmond, Bassoon; Philipp Staeudlin, Soprano Saxophone; Kent O’Doherty, Alto Saxophone; Geoff Landman, Tenor Saxophone; Eric Hewitt, Baritone Saxophone; Mike Williams, Timpani.
Recorded October 12, 2014 at Futura Productions in Roslindale MA.
Derek Thibault, PARMA Recordings’ Artist Coordinator, Andy Happel, PARMA Recordings’ Lead Producer. John Weston, Futura Productions’ Session Engineer, Dan Schwartz, Futura Productions’ Assistant Engineer. Camera, Ken Rinker
Choreography by Kenneth Rinker (1980) to Guitar Music (the bottom of the iceberg) composed by Sergio Cervetti (1975); guitarist, Stuart Fox.
© Kenneth Rinker, Sergio Cervetti.
Dancers in Order of Appearance: Laura Delano, Marcia Trees, Beth Davis, Nancy Nasworthy. Lincoln Center Institute 1980 Summer Residency. Julliard Theater, NY, NY. Premiere July 11, 1980.
DVD Duration: 12 minutes.
Camera: Katherine Moore.
FOUR was commissioned by the Lincoln Center Institute Summer Session 1980, performed three times for teachers during the 1980 summer session, and toured 26 New York City Public Schools in 1980-81.
NOTE Sergio Cervetti and Kenneth Rinker have collaborated on over 30 music and dance works since 1966 beginning with Six Sequences for Dance; co-founded the Berlin Dance Ensemble in West Berlin, Germany in 1969; and incorporated Rinker-Cervetti Dance & Music, Inc. in New York City in 1979, the foundation which supported their collaborative work up until 1988 and the ballet Rebel Angels commissioned by the Hartford Ballet Company.
Video documentation of this and other dances is archived at the New York Public Library’s Dance Collection/Dance Theater Workshop Permanent Archives, the BAM/Next Wave Video Archive for Contemporary Performing Arts, and the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute of Ohio State University. Sergio Cervetti’s work is available at The Arthur Friedheim Library and Archives at The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University.
KENNETH RINKER, a popular experimentalist, formed the Kenneth Rinker Dance Company in 1979, capturing the attention of major critics and enthusiastic audiences. In addition to New York City seasons, the company has toured throughout the U.S. including performances at the Kennedy Center, Walker Arts Center, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and PepsiCo Summerfare’85, and teaching residencies at the American Dance Festival, University of California at Long Beach, American, New York and George Mason Universities. Boston Ballet commissioned Mr. Rinker to create When the Cat’s Away which received its premiere at the Wang Center earlier this month. Mr. Rinker’s work also includes choreography for Elizabeth Swados’s Alice with Meryl Streep for the New York Shakespeare Festival and the musical Swing at the Kennedy Center. He was assistant to Twyla Tharp for the filming of Hair. He created the dance scenes for Robert Benton’s Places in the Heart, and was choreographer for Sally Field’s newest film, Murphy’s Romance. Awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, Mr. Rinker was in residence at the National School of Dance in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1986. Mr. Rinker and the company have received fellowships and company grants from the National Endowment for the Arts each year since 1978. Mr. Rinker’s work has also been supported by the Jerome Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, Mobil Foundation, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, and Warren, Gorham and Lamont.
From Out of the Rolling Ocean premiere March 20, 1987, Boston Dance Umbrella Discovery Festival, Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA.
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