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Guest Recital Feb. 13 at WIU

February 10, 2020

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MACOMB, IL - The Western Illinois University School of Music will present a guest recital entitled "The 80s Were Wild – Music for Solo Clarinet," featuring Thiago Ancelmo, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall.

Thiago Ancelmo received his Master in Arts in Music Performance with high distinction at the Hochschule fur Musik der Stadt Basel, Basel, Switzerland, where he was recipient of Ruth und Hans Rapp Scholarship. Currently, he is a DMA candidate (ABD) in clarinet performance and pedagogy at the University of Iowa, where he was awarded with the Iowa Performance Fellowship, by the Graduate College of University of Iowa. His dissertation topic is about Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki and his music for clarinet.

This performance is open free to the public.


"The 80s Were Wild"
Music for Solo Clarinet

Prelude (1987) - Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933)

Sequenza IX (1980) - Luciano Berio (1925-2003)

Bug (1999) - Bruno Mantovani (b. 1974)

Fantasia sul América (1983) - Claudio Santoro (1919-1989)


Fantasie (1993) - Jõrg Widman (b. 1973)

For An Actor: Monologue (1978) - Shulamit Ran (b. 1949)

Lúdica I (1983) - Ronaldo Miranda (b. 1948)

Clair (1980) - Franco Donatoni (1927-2000)

For more information, call the COFAC Recital Hall office at (309) 298-1843 or visit

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