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Bristol Symphony Orchestra | Jazz meets Bristol Symphony

with Andy Sheppard, saxophone

Add to my Calendar 24-06-2017 19:30 24-06-2017 21:30 36 Bristol Symphony Orchestra | Jazz meets Bristol Symphony Presenting: Andy Sheppard Saxophone​   Rhythm Section: Dan Moore – organ, Tony Orrell – drums & Ben Groenevelt – bass​ Bristol Symphony: 70 piece Bristol Symphony OrchestraWilliam Goodchild ConductorPamela Bell Principal Leader Bristol Symphony warmly welcomes international jazz saxophonist, Andy Sheppard, to perform Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Suite, as part of an exciting all-American programme, where jazz meets Bristol Symphony. For Fanfare for the Common Man, composer Aaron Copland was inspired by vice president Henry A Wallace's famous 1942 speech, where he proclaimed the dawning of the 'Century of the Common Man'. West Side Story remains an essential part of the history of American theatre. Composer Leonard Bernstein assembled nine sections from his musical to make a dynamic orchestral concert piece, the Symphonic Dances. The work captures all the energy, drama and excitement of the original, including a portrayal of  the chaotic pace of New York life in the 1950s. The concert concludes with Terry Riley's seminal minimalist work, In C. Bar run by Origami Events Come and hang out in our out-door Mid-Summer's Eve. Bar with live music from 6pm.​ Please note:  All seating is unreserved Clifton Cathedral, Bristol DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Clifton Cathedral
Clifton Park
Bristol
BS8 3BX
England


Programme

Aaron CoplandFanfare for the Common Man
Terry RileyIn C
George GershwinPorgy and Bess: Selection
Leonard BernsteinWest Side Story: Symphonic Dances

Performers

Andy Sheppard – saxophone
William Goodchild – conductor

Bristol Symphony Orchestra

Programme Note

Presenting: Andy Sheppard Saxophone​

 

Rhythm Section: Dan Moore – organ, Tony Orrell – drums & Ben Groenevelt – bass​

Bristol Symphony: 70 piece Bristol Symphony Orchestra
William Goodchild Conductor
Pamela Bell Principal Leader

Bristol Symphony warmly welcomes international jazz saxophonist, Andy Sheppard, to perform Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Suite, as part of an exciting all-American programme, where jazz meets Bristol Symphony. For Fanfare for the Common Man, composer Aaron Copland was inspired by vice president Henry A Wallace's famous 1942 speech, where he proclaimed the dawning of the 'Century of the Common Man'. West Side Story remains an essential part of the history of American theatre. Composer Leonard Bernstein assembled nine sections from his musical to make a dynamic orchestral concert piece, the Symphonic Dances. The work captures all the energy, drama and excitement of the original, including a portrayal of  the chaotic pace of New York life in the 1950s. The concert concludes with Terry Riley's seminal minimalist work, In C.

Bar run by Origami Events

Come and hang out in our out-door Mid-Summer's Eve. Bar with live music from 6pm.​

Please note: 

All seating is unreserved

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