Derek Bermel portrait concert in Germany

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US composer Derek Bermel is in Bavaria this month, where he is composer-in-residence at the prestigious Classix-Kempten festival of chamber music.  Five of his works will be performed as part of the festival, including four German premieres and one world premiere - a new work for violin and piano, Over Algiers.  Bermel will also appear as clarinet soloist in two of these works. The other works are Soul Garden, Thracian Sketches, Twin Trio and Coming Together.