The conductorless ensemble, noted for its unique approach to collective leadership onstage and off, returns to the Bing for the first time since 2014. This time they’re joined by saxophone virtuoso and NEA Jazz Master Branford Marsalis, one of the world’s most celebrated jazz artists, in a classical turn. The program features Gioachino Rossini, Joaquín Turina, Claude Debussy, a commissioned work by Courtney Bryan, and more.
Gioachino Rossini, Overture to the Barber of Seville
Claude Debussy, Rhapsody for Alto Saxophone & Orchestra
Jacques Ibert, Concertino da Camera
Joaquín Turina, La oración de torero, Op. 34
Courtney Bryan, Carmen Jazz suite on themes by Bizet