Amethyst Sunset – Video – UNLV Nextet series

Amethyst Sunset
Jennifer Bellor, composer
for 2 pianos and 2 percussion

This is the Southwest, UNLV premiere featuring:
Timothy Hoft and Katie Leung, pianos
Tim Jones and Yupeng Wei, percussion
Ioannis Protopapas, conductor

Monday, September 23
UNLV Nextet series concert

Amethyst Sunset (2019) was inspired by the beautiful sunsets on the Whitney Mesa Trail in the Las Vegas area (Henderson, NV). It was commissioned by pianists Olga Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa, and the recording featuring them is released on Innova Recordings on the album “Reflections at Dusk.”

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