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The Sydney Symphony and Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra

Published 20th December, 2018 in Concert or Performance
  • Location

    Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

  • Date

    21st February 2019 to 25th February 2019

  • Time

    All Day

A Parisian in America, composer Edgard Varèse was entranced by the tumultuous soundscape of New York. Calling for the biggest orchestra you’ll see all year, Amériques is a portrait of the city in all its thrilling chaos, complete with sirens and foghorns. It’s a true 20th-century masterpiece – an urban Rite of Spring. Wynton Marsalis embodies the brilliance of American creativity. The trumpeter, composer and bandleader celebrates the incredible richness of jazz’s heritage, but always looks to the future. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra meets the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in Marsalis’s fourth symphony. A prowl through the concrete jungle from Spanish Harlem to Wall Street – it’s a love letter to the ‘brash, brassy, razzle-dazzle’ of New York.

Published 20th December, 2018 in Concert or Performance

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