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Branford Marsalis Plays Villa-Lobos

November 12, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Organizer: The Philadelphia Orchestra

Where: Virtual

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Lina Gonzalez-Granados Conductor
Branford Marsalis Saxophone

Program includes:

Glazunov Saxophone Concerto
Fantasia, for saxophone and orchestra
Dvořák Serenade for Winds

New Orleans-born Branford Marsalis is a Grammy-winning saxophonist, band leader, Broadway composer, and orchestra collaborator who has also toured with Sting and the Grateful Dead. He joins the Orchestra, led by Conducting Fellow Lina Gonzalez-Granados, for Glazunov’s Saxophone Concerto and Villa-Lobos’s Fantasia, which features improvisational-sounding phrases, syncopation, and virtuosic technique.

Please note: All Digital Stage events begin with a performance premiere, streaming in real time. Following the performance premiere, the concert will be available for ticket holders to watch on demand for 72 hours.