Wynton Marsalis' Swing Symphony

Feat. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis & London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle

25 - 26 July 2012 / 19:30
Hall


Tickets:
£25 - 85

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The unmissable UK premiere performance of Wynton Marsalis' symphonic meditation on the evolution of swing, Swing Symphony (Symphony No 3). The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis share the stage with the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the award-winning Chief Conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle.

The first half of the programme features the London Symphony Orchestra performing Rachmaninovís dramatic Symphonic Dances Ė written in the US in 1940 yet infused with nostalgia for his Russian homeland.

Programme:

Rachmaninov† Symphonic Dances
Wynton Marsalis† Swing Symphony (Symphony No.3) - UK premiere

London Symphony Orchestra
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle
conductor


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Part of Summer Music 2012
Part of London 2012 Festival


Work commissioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker in collaboration with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and the Barbican, London, Arts Council England and London 2012 Cultural Olympiad

Part of London 2012 Festival

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