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  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in residence at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, March 2-6

    Posted on February 8th, 2021 in Concerts

    Two DSO Digital Concerts: Friday, March 5 at 8 p.m.: JLCO with Wynton Marsalis on the DSO’s Paradise Jazz Series and Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.: JLCO with Wynton Marsalis performs with DSO, clarinetist Anthony McGill, and conductor William Eddins at 43rd Classical Roots concert   Keep reading »

  • Marsalis’ new work snappy, satisfying

    Posted on September 26th, 2008 in Review

    Even Wynton Marsalis would admit that brevity has never been his strong suit as a composer. His Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz oratorio “Blood on the Fields” ran three hours, and his previous classically oriented works include the 45-minute string quartet “Octoroon Balls” and the 100-minute oratorio “All Rise” for orchestra, jazz band and chorus.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to perform new piece for MSU and Detroit Symphony

    Posted on September 15th, 2008 in Concerts | 8

    Wynton has been commissioned by the Michigan State University College of Music, MSU’s Wharton Center for Performing Arts and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to create a new piece of music that celebrates Michigan.
    The world premiere of the piece will be performed by Wynton with the MSU Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

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