The Brigantes Orchestra
Saturday 18 June 2022, 19:30 PMTickets
This is a rescheduled performance from June 2020. All tickets reamin valid for this new date. Many thanks, SCH
Saturday, 18 June 2022
Adult - £21.25, 17-21 years - £8.00 & Child 16 and under FREE
The Brigantes Orchestra | Jazz Origins
Oval Hall | Sheffield City Hall
Come and join the party! The Brigantes celebrate their third birthday playing jazz in this fun-filled, tune-packed concert at the City Hall.
This is the perfect moment to get back to the concert hall or visit for the first time.
Who could forget the sound of that clarinet gliding up to its bluesy top notes? So begins Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, the first fusion of classical music and jazz, and the centrepiece of this approachable concert for a warm summer evening.
An undiscovered gem, the Afro-American symphony by William Grant Still, the first symphony written by an African American, full of jazz harmony, dance and the sound of the early American musicals, up until the 1950s it was the most widely performed symphony in the US composed by and American.
With support from the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
Benny Goodman – Sing, Sing, Sing (with a Swing)
Weill – Symphonic Nocturne
Gershwin -Rhapsody in Blue and “I Got Rhythm”
Still – Symphony No. 1, “Afro-American
Quentin Clare conductor
Christopher Devine piano