Chris Burns enjoys playing a wide range of styles from early music to contemporary, and had the honor of premiering “Sharaffudin” for solo double bass by the late microtonal composer, Joe Maneri. He recently premiered “The Pirate Musician” by Duane Hulbert for solo double bass with narration.
Principal bass of the Tacoma Symphony performs works by Luciano Berio, Johannes Sperger, and G. Bottsini as well as “Angel of Dusk,” by the Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautaavara, a complex work with two pianos and percussion accompaniment considered by many to be one of the leading double bass concerto of the 20th and 21st centuries.
“Psy”, Luciano Berio
Sonata in D Major, Johannes Sperger
Fantasia di Lucia Lammermoor, G Bottsini.
Angel of Dusk, Einojuhani Rautaavara