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March 31 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
One event on April 1, 2019 at 7:30pm
Dirk Brossé, Conductor
Jordan Dodson, Guitar Astral Spotlight Artist
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Manuel de Falla – El Amor Brujo Suite
Villa-Lobos – Concerto for Guitar
Chabrier – Habanera
Steven Gerber – Homage to Dvořák, from Spirituals for String Orchestra
Jordan Dodson – Interlude, Solo Guitar
Andrea Clearfield, Composer in Residence – “Glow”, Concerto for Electric Guitar and Chamber Orchestra*
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Sun, March 31, 2019 at 2:30 PM
Mon, April 1, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Considered by Performance Today as “one of the top young guitarists of his generation,” Astral Spotlight Artist Jordan Dodson makes his Chamber Orchestra debut displaying the beauty of both the acoustic and electric guitar. Joining him is COP/ACF’s Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence and Philadelphia Composer Andrea Clearfield as she premieres her new Electric Guitar concerto, titled “Glow”. Paired with Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Guitar Concerto the concerts promise to display the range and beauty of the music of The Americas.
Brunch with Brossé
Comcast Circle at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Catered by Garces
Join Music Director Dirk Brossé as he offers a taste of music from the classical world and more. Examine the music from the concert, as well as other surprise works, through the eyes of the Maestro in a round table discussion with a catered brunch by Garces Restaurants. 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 Encore 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]
**All Artists and Programs subject to change**