Bluegrass, Bernstein, and the Blues

at the Perelman Theater
May 20th and 21st, 2018
Dai Wei - Homage to Bernstein
Mark O’Connor - Concerto No. 6 Old Brass
Dave Brubeck/brossé - Blue Rondo à la Turk
Adam Vidiksis* - Concerto grosso (World Premiere) 
*Steven R. Gerber Composer-In-Residence
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia bring their 2017/18 season to a fabulous close with one of its most creative and inclusive program ever presented. In collaboration with the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz, the Chamber Orchestra celebrates the 100th anniversary of many Philadelphia Jazz legends such as Dizzy Gilespie, and blank. Adam Vidicksis, COP's first Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence creates a unique collaboration with jazz and classical musicians.  If this concert couldn't be more pack with the best and brightest, Mark O'Connor, internationally renowned Bluegrass violinist will present his own Old Brass.
Dirk Brossé, Conductor
Mark O’Connor, Violin
Jeff Beal, Trumpet 
and featuring musicians from The Clef Club of Jazz
Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater