Allen Vizzuti Performs Peter Lieuwen’s “Concerto Alfresco”, Album Review: “Overland Dream”

Peter Lieuwen

Composer Peter Lieuwen

Moores Symphony Orchestra at the University of Houston will perform “Concerto Alfresco” on Dec. 3rd 2015, conducted by Franz Krager with trumpet soloist Allen Vizzutti. This work was awarded First Prize in the Doc Severinsen International Composition Contest and premiered by the University of Tennessee Symphony, Allen Vizzutti trumpet soloist.

Peter Lieuwen’s CD “Overland Dream” (MSR #1581) received a glowing review from David DeBoor Canfield at Fanfare Magazine in the July/August 2015 Issue.  The American Record Guide’s review by Sullivan in the Sept/Oct 2015 issue praised Lieuwen’s work on this recording for its “clear melodic lines, dreamy lyricism, and jazzy syncopation.” The album includes two works published by Keiser Classical–Guitar Sonata and the title track Overland Dream for clarinet and piano trio.