OPENING NIGHT WITH BRANFORD AND BOLÉRO

FAIRWINDS Classics Series
8:00PM, Saturday, September 28, 2019
Eric Jacobsen,conductor
Branford Marsalis,alto saxophone
STRAUSS– Don Juan
IBERT– Concertina da Camera for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra
CLYNE– Masquerade
RAVEL– Boléro

The Philharmonic opens the season with Richard Strauss’ revolutionary tone poem, Don Juan, a tour de force masterpiece that established Strauss’ status as a composer. America’s most acclaimed saxophonist, Branford Marsalis, joins the Philharmonic with Ibert’s Concertino da camera for alto saxophone and eleven instruments and Music Director Eric Jacobsen leads the orchestra in Ravel’s bold and powerful Boléro.

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