The Naumburg Bandshell concerts are in their 11th year. (Naumburg)

Ensemble LPR Performs Vaughan Williams, Copland, Wolfe and Ives at Naumburg Bandshell

Listen to the archived broadcast as WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon, Ensemble LPR and clarinetist Vasko Dukovski kick off the 111th season of free concerts in Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell on June 14 with a program of 20th and 21st century works. Read more at WQXR

For more information, listen to the interview by WQXR morning host, Jeff Spurgeon, as he talks with Julia Wolfe:



Ensemble LPR

David Handler, Artistic Director

Vasko Dukovski, clarinet

Ralph Vaughan Williams, (1872-1958), Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910)

Aaron Copland, (1900-90), Concerto for Clarinet, Strings and Harp (1947-49)

I. Slowly and expressively – Cadenza
II. Rather fast

Vasko Dukovski, clarinet


Julia Wolfe, (1958-), Cruel Sister (2004)

Charles Ives (1874-1954), The Unanswered Question (Revised Version ca. 1934)