Thanks to your generosity, Javier Oviedo, saxophonist, and Jean-Pierre Schmitt, conductor, co-founders of The Classical Saxophone Project (CSP) were able to raise $ 4535 to record "Légende" by Florent Schmitt last July with the City of Prague City Philharmonic.
The goal is to record 5 pieces from the repertoire for saxophone and symphony orchestra. The saxophone as a classical instrument is still mostly unknown Javier and Jean-Pierre are passionate to share with you the Hidden Voices of the Saxophone.
Phase 2 of the project is to record Samsara: Concerto for soprano and alto saxophones and strings by Hélène Rasquier.
The dedication reads: "Concerto for soprano and alto saxophones, composed for my friends" Jean-Pierre Schmitt and Javier Oviedo " In this piece, I tried to give colors, rhythms, nostalgia, joy, anguish, and light, in one-word LIFE. I also add my deepest affection. July 2012. "
Javier and Jean-Pierre Performed at Samsara around the world, touching the hearts of many music lovers.
To achieve phase 2 and record Samara with the Prague Philharmonic this winter, we need your help. We need to raise $ 3950 to record Phase 2.
Phase 1: Florent Schmitt, Legende (1900) - finished July 2019 Phase 2: Hélène Rasquier, Concerto (2012) Phase 3: Paule Maurice, Tableaux de Provence (1954) Phase 4: Darius Milhaud, Scaramouche (1920) Phase 5: Claude Debussy, Rapsodie (1903)
COST FOR RECORDING PHASE 2 (Four-hour recording session, 23 musicians)
The Classical Saxophone Project creates unique musical experiences that enrich the lives of those of its community and empowers individuals through collaboration, creative processes, and a passion for artistic excellence. With the voice of the saxophone, CSP strives to achieve these goals through performing, recording, and educating the next generation of artists and listeners alike. Saxophonist Javier Oviedo and Conductor Jean-Pierre Schmitt are his founding members and share an enthusiasm for music, especially for the saxophone and its repertoire. ￼ Their tireless work performing in and around New York City and around the world. ￼ ￼