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Colorado Music Festival - Classically Jazz

Jul 30, 2017

Conductor: Jean-Marie Zeitouni
Guest Artists: Boris Allakhverdyan, clarinet; CMF Chamber Orchestra

It’s an evening of Jazz inspired classics including Stravinsky’s bluesy Ebony Concerto, and Darius Milhaud’s Creation of the World. Plus, former CMF principal clarinetist (current LA Philharmonic principal clarinet) Boris Allakhverdyan stars in Copland’s lyrical and jazz-influenced Clarinet Concerto and Bernstein’s funky, jazzy Prelude, Fugue and Riffs.

Program:
Weill: Suite from Three Penny Opera
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Joplin: Two Ragtimes: The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag
Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Gershwin: Lullaby for Strings
Milhaud: La Création du monde, Op. 81a (The Creation of the World)