Alberto Tarraga Alcaniz (soprano saxophone) Dineke Nauta (alto saxophone) Mateusz Pusiewicz (tenor saxophone) Paulina Kulesza (baritone saxophone)
Béla Bartók – Transylvanian Dances
Richard Whalley – Refugees Welcome
Perry Goldstein – Blow!
Guillermo Lago – Ciudades: Sarajevo, Addis Ababa
The Ebonit Saxophone Quartet is a sparkling and inspired ensemble founded in 2011 at the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music. The four musicians from Poland, the Netherlands and Spain have quickly made themselves a name in the Netherlands and abroad, performing in major halls including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, De Singel in Antwerp, Musikverein in Vienna, Konzerthaus in Berlin and Liszt Academy Solti Hall in Budapest. The quartet have performed in international festivals including “New Music North West” in Manchester (England), the “Emilia Romagna Festival” in Bologna (Italy), the “Verbier Festival” (Switzerland), the “Heidelberger Frühling” and the “Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival” (Germany) and the Holland Festival, Wonderfeel Festival and Oranjewoud Festival in the Netherlands. The Ebonit Quartet has received first prize at international chamber music competitions such as the Ottomani Competition, Who’s Next International Chamber Music Competition, the Storioni Competition and the Orlando Competition.
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall