Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Completion of Keeler Duo for Viola & Cello

Russo recently completed work on his Keeler Duo for viola and cello.  This music will receive its world premiere at the Keeler Tavern Museum (132 Main Street, Ridgefield, Connecticut -- phone: 203 438 5485) at 3pm on Sunday, April 12, 2015.   It will be performed by violist Sue Corey Sahlin and cellist Gunnar Sahlin.    If you would like to listen to a computer generated sound file of this music you may do so by clicking here.     Hope to see you at the first performance of this duo.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

World Premiere of "Dynamic Duo" for 2 Cellos on October 26

On Sunday October 26th at 4pm Russo's cello duo "Dynamic Duo" will be given it's world premiere performance by cellists Carolyn Engle and Tom Hudson.  Here is the information about the concert:
 
When: Sunday, October 26th at 4:00 PM.
Where: First Church of Christ, 366 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT
Tickets: Suggested donation is $15 for adults, $30 per family, $10 for students and seniors, free ages 5 and under.
 
Russo plans to attend this performance.  
 
If you would like to listen to a computer generated sound file of this music you may do so by clicking here.
 
 

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

New Work for French Horn and Piano -- "RIVER"

Russo recently completed work on a one movement tonal work called "RIVER" for French Horn and Piano.  This music is a companion piece for "MOUNTAIN" which Russo composed last year.  If you would like to hear the computer generated sound file of this music you may do so by clicking here.
 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Duet for Guitar & Pipa -- "Polo Khan"

 
Russo recently completed work on his duo for Guitar and Pipa called "Polo Khan".  This is a two movement tonal work running about 9 minutes.  The world premiere of this music is schedule at the 2015 Long Island Guitar Festival (Harris Becker, director) in April of 2015.   To listen to a computer generated sound file of this piece you may click here.    To learn more about the upcoming premiere of this music in April 2015 you may click here.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

World Premiere of Russo's Bass Duo -- on May 30th


On Friday, May 30th bassist Deb Spohnheimer and bassist Matt Weber performed the world premiere of Russo's Bass Duo for two double basses.  The work was included on a recital in the Great Hall of Marshalls Chess Club at 23 West 10th Street (5/6 Avenues).  .....to listen to a computer generated sound file of the piece click here.



Sunday, May 11, 2014

Performance of Concert Fanfare for 8 trumpets Given on May 11


Russo's Concert Fanfare for Eight Trumpets was included on a concert by the Montclair State University Trumpet Ensemble Cali Brass ensemble (Charles Bumcrot, director) at 4pm on May 11th at Saint Luke's Church in Montclair, New Jersey.   The performers were Mike Bassett, Clayton Beyert, Joseph Christianson, Luke Finaldi, Daniel Mango, Daniel Minogue, Evan Weatherby and Mike Willensky.   If you would like to listen to the computer generated sound file of this piece you may do so by clicking here.