On April 20, Lei Liang’s Xiaoxiang, a concerto for alto saxophone and orchestra, was announced as one of the three finalists for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Music. Mr. Liang is a University of California, San Diego music professor and Qualcomm Institute composer in residence. Xiaxiang originally premiered at the World Saxophone Congress XV in Bangkok, Thailand, and had its U.S. premiere with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s Boston ConNECtion series in March 2014.

Davis Malm sponsored the orchestral series that showcased Xiaoxing’s premiere, and shareholder Sam Mawn-Mahlau serves on the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s board of trustees.

For more information contact: Joanne Thorud; (617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

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