Thursday, April 21, 20166:00 pm
- In person
Works by Antheil, Bernstein, Lehrman, Rea and Stravinsky.
Major orchestral works tinted with jazz
Under the baton of Walter Boudreau, thirty musicians of the SMCQ Ensemble perform major orchestral works with a jazz influence. The audience will dive into a 20th century musical saga seen through the prism of this brilliant style.
… consisting of major contemporary music composers
From Igor Stravinski to Leonard Bernstein, by way of George Antheil and John Rea, the program’s composers are renowned for their audacious propensity for crossing over from one style to another. As is true for all cosmopolitan geniuses ahead of their time.
A concert that you’ll enjoy to the fullest …
The source for this concert is the jazzy concept: a passion for this musical genre shared by John Rea and Walter Boudreau. In essence, a genuine opportunity for communion. Musical styles that speak to lovers of flourishing musical creation.
- 6:00 pm — Welcoming words and wine reception
- 7:00 pm — Concert Big Apple Jam
- 8:30 pm — Cocktail
André Moisan, clarinet
Guy Livingston, piano
Quasar, saxophone quartet
Walter Boudreau, conductor
- Ballet Mécanique (1924, 53), 19:00Orch. Paul D Lehrman, 2000 [original work]piano, video and 8-channel fixed mediumWith screening of the film Ballet Mécanique by Dudley Murphy and Fernand Léger
- Big Apple Jam (1987-91), 13:00PremiereArr. John Rea, 2016 [original work]saxophone quartet and big band
- Treppenmusik (1982), 16:00string quartet, saxophone quartet, E-flat clarinet (
B-flat clarinet), 2 bass clarinets and delay
- Ebony Concerto (1945), 9:00clarinet and big band
- Prelude, Fugue and Riffs (1949), 8:00clarinet and big band