Suite from Razumov (Act One)
The Far North Land
premiered at Seattle's Town Hall
Sound Currents presented the premieres of Bartholomew's Suite from Razumov (Act One), for clarinet quintet, and The Far North Land: Passages for String Quartet performed by the
Sean Osborn, clarinet, on Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at
Town Hall, Seattle. Listen to the concert performance.
Suite from Razumov (Act One) derives from three scenes from Act One of Razumov, Bartholomew's chamber opera. The Far North Land is based on a favorite hiking melody sung by the composer's father. The Far North Land was also performed by the odeonquartet as a preview on the radio program, "Live By George," hosted by George Shangrow on Classic KING 98.1 FM, which was broadcast around the world on the internet on the evening of October 20, 2003.