Britten Sinfonia: Rhapsody in Blue with Jeremy Denk

Britten Sinfonia: Rhapsody in Blue with Jeremy Denk

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Pianist Jeremy Denk and Britten Sinfonia perform a rhapsody of jazz and dance inspired music by Gershwin and Stravinsky.


Jeremy Denk - Piano/Director
Jacqueline Shave - Violin/Director

Byrd/Gesualdo/Monteverdi arr. Denk Motets
Stravinsky - Concerto for piano and winds
Nancarrow - Selection of piano solos
Milhaud - La création du monde
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version)

From its opening clarinet glissando, Gershwin’s 'Rhapsody in Blue' has become synonymous with 1920s America, and its popularity continues to this day. Performed in the original jazz band arrangement, with acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk, the work is paired with Stravinsky’s rhythmically complex Concerto for piano and wind, and Milhaud’s jazz infused 'La crèation du monde'.

Please arrive promptly, latecomers will be admitted after the 1st piece which is 10 minutes long

Starts: 7.30pm
Tickets: £26, £19, U25s £5
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

This event is presented by The Apex in association with Orchestras Live

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