Boulder Philharmonic: An Afternoon of Gershwin Featuring the Marcus Roberts Trio
Sunday, January 23, 2022
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“Roberts stands as one of the most imposing pianists of the under-50 generation, his encyclopedic knowledge of jazz-piano history matched by a formidable technique and a keen ear for instrumental color.” – Chicago Tribune
“[The Boulder Philharmonic is] a symphony of top-notch, talented professionals, easily clinching their hard-earned spot as one of the best professional orchestras in the state.” – ourcommunitynow.com
Eminent jazz pianist Marcus Roberts and his trio add a stunning new dimension to Gershwin’s famous Concerto in F. Inspired by a suggestion from conductor Seiji Ozawa, Roberts and the trio have presented their unique re-imagining of Gershwin with orchestras around the world, including the Berlin Philharmonic. Opening the program is Gershwin’s vivid travelogue, An American in Paris, that inspired the film of the same name.
New subscription packages (three or more performances) go on sale through the box office on Tuesday, July 6. Individual tickets go on sale July 13, 2021.
You must wear a mask to enter the building and masks must be worn in all spaces. Concessions will be open and drinks will be allowed in the theater, but masks must be worn at all times if not actively drinking.At the request of the artist, masks are required at this performance.