DELIGHTS & DANCES: CHICAGO SINFONIETTA; HARLEM QUARTET; CHEN M.A.
Delights and Dances
Abels: Delights & Dances for String Quartet and String Orchestra
An-Lun Huang: Saibei Suite No. 2, Op. 21: Saibei Dance
Bernstein: West Side Story Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
Lees: Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
Harlem Quartet, Chicago Sinfonietta, Mei-Ann Chen
Delights & Dances, the Chicago Sinfonietta’s first recording with its new music director, award-winning conductor Mei-Ann Chen, does what this singular ensemble does best: it captivates listeners of all ages and diverse ethnic backgrounds through irresistible music and superb musicianship. On Delights & Dances, the Chicago Sinfonietta, a standard-bearer for racial diversity in the orchestral world, works its magic through a one-of-kind program featuring music for string quartet and orchestra, with guest artist, the Harlem Quartet.