ClarinetFest® 2021 Virtual: Paquito D'Rivera

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Global Featured Artist Stage Performance by Paquito D'Rivera Premieres July 9, 2021 8:30 PM EST

1- "La Fleur de Cayenne" by Paquito D'Rivera - published by B&H with Cuban clarinetist living in Sevilla, Spain Flavia Mendez Perez on Bb Clarinet Juan Ruiz, Colombian clarinetist living in Boston on Bb Clarinet and Alto Sax Diana Alvarez, Cuban clarinetist living in Boston on Bass Clarinet and Paquito D'Rivera on Bb Clarinet and Soprano Sax

2- "Cuban Sharks" dedicated to Jay Alvarez, by Paquito D'Rivera -published by B&H with Jose Ignacio Aquino, clarinetist living in Boston on Bb Clarinet Juan Ruiz, Colombian clarinetist living in Boston on Eb Clarinet Diana Alvarez, Cuban clarinetist living in Boston on Bass Clarinet and Paquito D'Rivera on Bb Clarinet

3- "The Elephant and the Clown" by Paquito D'Rivera - published by B&H with artwork by Omar Corrales inspired by Paquito who worked with clowns in a circus on television as a child in Cuba Esneider Valencia, on tenor sax living in Medellin, Colombia Juan Ruiz, Colombian clarinetist living in Boston Diana Alvarez, Cuban clarinetist living in Boston and Paquito D'Rivera on curved soprano that he played as a child

4- "Kites" by Paquito D'Rivera - published by Boosey & Hawkes with poetry recited by Brenda Feliciano the artwork by Eduardo Mendez Navarro and Paquito on the Yamaha Alto Clarinet and Rossi Bb Clarinet Juan Ruiz, Colombian clarinetist living in Boston on Eb Clarinet Diana Alvarez, Cuban clarinetist living in Boston on Bass Clarinet