Symphonic Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, May 11, 2024
7 p.m. -  Pre-Concert Talk with Marcus Roberts and SJO Music Director Mitch Glickman
8 p.m. - Concert

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Celebrate the “Rhapsody in Blue” Centennial with the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra and very special guest, piano soloist Marcus Roberts. The evening will feature a pre-concert lecture with SJO Music Director Mitch Glickman and Marcus Roberts at 7 p.m., followed by a performance of Roberts’ extended version of “Rhapsody.” The concert opens with Darius Milhaud’s 1923 “La Creátion du Monde.”

Marcus Roberts playing a grand piano on stage. Photo credit: Michiharu Ookubo
Photo: Michiharu Ookubo
Symphonic Jazz Orchestra on stage, their logo projected behind them on a blue background.