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Clarion Concerts: Saxophonist Steven Banks

Clarion Concerts: Saxophonist Steven Banks
Date(s) - 10/23/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Clarion Concerts Presents saxophonist Steven Banks on October 23 at 7:00pm. Recognized for his “glowing mahogany tone” (Seen and Heard International) and “breathtaking” (Classical Voice of NC) performances, Steven Banks has established himself as an important young artist on the saxophone, which is rarely heard as a solo concert instrument. More information and tickets on the Clarion Concerts website.


Steven Banks, saxophone

Xak Bjerken, piano

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 7:00pm

Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 19                       PAUL CRESTON (1906 – 1985) 15:00 

  1. With vigor 
  2. With tranquility 

III. With gaiety 

Sonate in C-sharp minor                       FERNANDE DECRUCK (1896-1954) 15:00 for Alto Saxophone and Piano 

  1. Tres Modere, Expresif 
  2. I Noel 

III. Fileuse 

  1. Nocturne et Rondel

Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120            JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897) 23:00

for Clarinet and Piano  

  1. Allegro Appassionato 
  2. Andante un poco adagio 

III. Allegretto grazioso 

  1. Vivace

Come As You Are                                                    STEVEN BANKS (1993 – ) 18:00 

  1. Lift My Eyes 
  2. Times of the Storm 

III. Strength of My Life 

  1. Lift My Hands