I am beyond excited to be back at Tanglewood today for the premiere of my new piece for double wind quintet, Rock Garden, commissioned by the Tanglewood Music Center! It’s being played on a prelude concert on Saturday night at 6pm in Studio E in the Linde Center alongside some amazing pieces by Gabriela Ortiz, Peter S. Shin, and Richard Strauss. All this before an incredible program by the BSO at 8pm in the Shed featuring music by Carlos Simon, Samuel Barber, Duke Ellington, and George Gershwin. Just setting foot on the grounds today is a thrill, and I’m looking forward to soaking in all the good music this week with friends and mentors. Listen to the recording from the premiere here: <a href=”https://soundcloud.com/sid-richardson/rock-garden?si=49c3a596f6104d0e85f9988bec757220&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Rock Garden</a>.