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Bluegrass, Bernstein, and the Blues
May 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia brings their 2017/18 season to a fabulous close with one of its most creative and inclusive programs ever presented. In collaboration with the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz, the Chamber Orchestra celebrates the 100th anniversary of many Philadelphia Jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie and John Coltrane. Adam Vidiksis, COP’s first Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence creates a unique collaboration with jazz and classical musicians. If this concert couldn’t be more packed with the best and brightest, Mark O’Connor, internationally renowned Bluegrass violinist will present his own Old Brass.
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Joseph and Marie Field Kimmel Center Series
Sun, May 20, 2018 at 2:30 PM
Mon, May 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Brunch with Brossé
Join Music Director Dirk Brossé as he offers a taste of music from the classical world and more. Examine the music of our season finale concert, as well as other surprise works, through the eyes of the Maestro in a round table discussion over brunch. Discover how Director Brossé brings music from the page to the stage.
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia continues our wildly popular post-concert program on Sundays. Please join our Music Director and/or our guest artists for informal and informative Q&A session following the matinée.
Concerts and Cocktails
Join us after our Monday evening performances at the Kimmel Center PECO Bar for Concert & Cocktails where you can mingle and get to know the Chamber Orchestra over cocktails at the bar! (cash bar)[/icon_box][/column]
and featuring musicians from Philadelphia’s Clef Club of Jazz
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Concerto No. 6, Old Brass
Blue Rondo à la Turk
Adam Vidiksis Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence
Open Spaces – Concerto grosso* World Premiere
*featuring musicians from Philadelphia’s Clef Club of Jazz
This program runs approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes.
**All Artists and Programs subject to change**