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Branford Marsalis and the Sax Concerto

Oct 29, 2020, 7:30 PM
Oct 30, 2020, 2:00 PM
Oct 31, 2020, 8:00 PM

Performance Details

Rafael Payare Conductor
Branford Marsalis Saxophone


Strauss Don Juan
Adams Saxophone Concerto
Dvořák Symphony No. 7

New Orleans-born Branford Marsalis is a true Renaissance man: a Grammy-winning saxophonist, band leader, Broadway composer, and orchestra collaborator who has also toured with Sting and the Grateful Dead. He joins the Orchestra for John Adams’s Saxophone Concerto, inspired by the works of jazz greats Stan Getz and Charlie Parker.

Verizon Hall

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