Chicago, IL

Tuesday, April 21, 7:30 PM at the Harris Theater - This event has been cancelled
Concert
This event has been cancelled. Please contact the Harris Theater Box Office at 312-334-7777 or visit their website to read a statement regarding this cancellation.


Presented by the Harris Theater.

The Jazz Effect

In terms of pure musicality, George Gershwin was America’s Schubert. He composed with a creativity and skill that immortalized his art, and hardly any of his works is more embedded in the world’s musical consciousness than Rhapsody in Blue, originally described by Gershwin as a “symphony” for piano solo and jazz band. This extraordinary chamber music program pays tribute to great composers who crossed the bridge between the classical and jazz idiom, with dazzling results.

Program

  • Ravel Sonata for Violin and Piano (1923-27)
  • Marsalis Selections from At the Octoroon Balls for String Quartet (CMS Co-Commission) (1995)
  • Milhaud La création du monde for Piano Quintet, Op. 81 (1923)
  • Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue for Piano, Four Hands (arr. Henry Levine) (1924)