Composer’s introduction to Circus Maximus: http://www.johncorigliano.com/index.php?p=item2&item=38

Many Happy Returns to clarinettist Stanley Drucker – 61 years a member of the New York Philharmonic, 49 as principal – 93 today. Tribute video to him on retiring at the end of the 2008-9 season. Discusses & plays John Corigliano’s Clarinet Concerto. Also plays Copland’s Concerto with Bernstein conducting.