Mälkki, Marsalis & John Williams

Jun 16

8:00 PM

Bizet, Fauré, Williams, Melinda Wagner, Debussy

Friday, June 16, 2017

Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki leads Branford Marsalis in an eclectic concert featuring Fauré’s Pavane (arranged for soprano saxophone and orchestra) and music from Steven Spielberg’s film Catch Me If You Can, composed by the incomparable John Williams. A world premiere by Pulitzer Prize winner Melinda Wagner and Debussy’s Ibéria, rich with the colors and rhythms of Spain, complete this imaginative program.

There will be a Classic Encounter preconcert lecture on Thursday, June 15. Buy lecture tickets

Note for the Newcomer: This program showcases music from Catch Me if You Can, Steven Spielberg's 2002 film featuring a score for orchestra and saxophone written by composer John Williams.


Bizet Symphony in C
Fauré (arr. Colombier) Pavane for Soprano Saxophone
Williams Escapades for Alto Saxophone from Catch Me If You Can
Melinda Wagner Proceed, Moon [CSO Commission, World Premiere]
Debussy Ibéria

Preconcert Conversation Information

Preconcert conversation with Stephen Alltop
30 minute run-time

Thursday, June 15, 7 p.m. Armour Stage
Friday, June 16, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Saturday, June 17, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom

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