Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: A Night with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Mar 3

8:00 PM

Friday, March 3, 2017

Widely considered “the greatest large jazz ensemble working today” (Chicago Tribune), the mighty Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis comprises some of today’s most outstanding and virtuosic jazz musicians. They join forces with the unparalleled musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for an electrifying, one-night-only event that includes classical works paired with newly arranged jazz versions and a selection from Marsalis’ own Swing Symphony, which The Telegraph calls “a journey through jazz history and the sounds of America itself.”

Note: Due to speaker placement for this event, patrons in the Terrace will not experience the same high quality of sound as in other areas of Orchestra Hall.

Program

Glinka Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
Ellington Selections from The River
Mussorgsky Pictures from an Exhibition
Selected movements performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra along with movements arranged and performed by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Marsalis All-American Pep from Swing Symphony

Ellington C Jam Blues [encore]

For its annual SCP residency, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform two programs: first, a jazz concert on March 1, and then on March 3, a collaboration with the CSO, conducted by Edwin Outwater, featuring works by Glinka, Mussorgsky, Ellington and Marsalis. “I love putting the puzzle pieces together,” said Outwater of the program. “That aspect of conducting really suits me." Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

Sponsors

This performance is generously sponsored by Patricia Hyde and the Komarek-Hyde-McQueen Foundation.

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