“John Adams said he wouldn’t wish [that alto saxophone solo] on anyone, but Timothy McAllister dispatching it with wonderful grace on this world premiere evening.”

Fred Child Commentary from American Public Media/Performance Today’s coverage of Gustavo Dudamel’s Inaugural Concert with the LA Phil

“the main attraction of this enjoyable St. Louis Symphony album, conducted by David Robertson, is Adams’ Saxophone Concerto, composed for the virtuosic Timothy McAllister, who plays it here. Stacked with swing-era allusions, moody 4am interludes and cartwheeling acrobatics, it is unpretentious fun from start to finish”

Richard Morrison The Times London (5/31/14)

“brilliant solos were in abundance, especially by Timothy McAllister…”

Janos Gereben San Francisco Classical Voice

“Soloist Timothy McAllister proved brilliantly up to the enormous demands — vast spreads of pitches, disjunct lines that wanted to be as lyrical as possible and some dazzling scurries.”

Scott Cantrell The Dallas Morning News (4/25/12)

“(John) Adams goes for more than stylizations with [City Noir’s] wily jazz spine. Keeping a sweaty, smoky after-hours jam percolating were Timothy McAllister’s volcanic sax…”

Lewis Whittington American Record Guide (Sept/Oct 2010)

Performances

  1. Recital

    7:30 PM
  2. PRISM Quartet

    7:00 PM
  3. NYSBDA Conference

    5:00 PM
  4. Performance

    7:30 PM
  5. ninth circle saxophone quartet

    7:30 PM
  6. The Music of William Albright

    8:00 PM
  7. Guest Artist Recital and Masterclass

    5:30 PM
  8. Crane Saxophone Quartet

    7:30 PM

    Works by Desenclos, Schmitt, Torke and Glazunov

  9. 7:30 PM

    World Premieres by James Primosch, Anthony Cornicello, Brian Fennelly, Juliana Trivers, Richard Belcastro, Renee Favand & Peter Krag

  10. PRISM Quartet

    7:00 PM

    World Premieres by James Primosch, Anthony Cornicello, Brian Fennelly, Juliana Trivers, Richard Belcastro, Renee Favand & Peter Krag

  11. Performance

    8:00 PM
  12. World Saxophone Congress

    7:30 PM
  13. Performance

    8:00 PM
  14. Performance

    7:30 PM
  15. PRISM Quartet

    5:00 PM
  16. PRISM Quartet: “British Invasion”

    6:00 PM

    Works by Finnissy, Bryars, Fitkin, Cutler, Erkoreka and Turnage

  17. PRISM Quartet

    6:00 PM
  18. PRISM Quartet Southern Tour

    6:00 PM