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Visiting Presenter - Rose Theater

American Composers Orchestra 40th Birthday Concert

A CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN MUSIC

Tuesday, November 7 at 7:30pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall

The 40th Birthday Concert and Gala crackles with the energy of ACO's legacy and future . From orchestral jazz to funk to beloved songbook standards, this program celebrates everything American music is and can be.

 

Honorees:

Jamie, Alexander and Nina Bernstein

Ellen and James S. Marcus

Paola Prestini

Frances Thorne

 

George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor 

Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor Laureate

Derek Bermel, clarinet

Mikaela Bennett, voice

 

ELIZABETH OGONEK: Sleep and Unremembrance (2015)  (US Premiere) 

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Clarinet Sonata (1941-42, orchestrated by Sid Ramin 1994) 

DUKE ELLINGTON:  Black, Brown & Beige (1943)

FRANCIS THORNE:  Fanfare, Fugue and Funk (1972)

PAOLA PRESTINI:  Prelude and Aria from Gilgamesh (2016) (NY Premiere)

GEORGE GERSHWIN, JEROME KERN and HAROLD ARLEN: Selections from the American songbook

 

For more information on gala packages that include concert and the after-party, please contact Lyndsay Werking at 212 977-8495 x204 or lyndsay@americancomposers.org

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