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Rose Theater 2019-2020 season

Cécile McLorin Salvant

The Ogresse

What to Expect

  • A theatrical new work from a master of lyrical storytelling
  • A genre-defying musical landscape featuring a singular vocalist with a 13-piece chamber ensemble
  • Free pre-concert discussion about the music and artists at 7pm

The Ogresse is a new musical journey created by vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant. With its dark and romantic “fairytale-like” story, The Ogresse is a delightfully audacious addition to Salvant’s increasingly eclectic body of work. A generational talent adored by critics and all types of audiences, the young singer is already a master of musical storytelling, and she sells out every concert she plays at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Musical support comes from L’Orchestre L’Ogresse, a 13-piece chamber ensemble assembled for the show by composer and bandleader Darcy James Argue. Comprised of top-tier jazz musicians and the MIVOS string quartet, the versatile group brings to life a genre-defying musical landscape dreamed up by Salvant and Argue.

Audience members will receive a copy of Salvant’s full handwritten libretto, including lyrics to The Ogresse, illustrations, and a few… unusual cooking recipes preferred by the titular ogress.

Personnel

Conductor: Darcy James Argue

Winds: Alexa Tarantino, Tom Christensen

Cornet: Kirk Knuffke

Trombone & Tuba: Josh Roseman

Guitar & Banjo: Nate Radley

Piano, Melodica & Organ: Aaron Diehl

Bass: David Wong

Percussion: Samuel Torres

MIVOS String Quartet 

Violin: Olivia De Prato, Maya Bennardo

Viola: Lowrie Tafoya

Cello: Tyler J. Borden

Visitor Info

Box Office

Broadway and 60th Street

Ground Floor

 

Hours

Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

Sun, 12pm-6pm

 

CenterCharge

212-721-6500

 

Group Sales

212-258-9875


Run Time

2 1/2 hours with intermission

Jazz for Young People performances are 1 hour