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Merry and Bright

About This Concert:

Jazz up your holiday season with a genre-spanning brass spectacular led by the Minnesota Orchestra’s acclaimed trumpeter Charles Lazarus.

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Charles Lazarus, trumpet
  • Tommy Barbarella, piano and keyboards
  • Jeff Bailey, bass
  • David Schmalenberger, drums
  • The Lazarus Brass

Fun Facts:

  • At age 9, Lazarus met Dizzy Gillespie backstage at a concert. Dizzy even let him try out his trumpet.
  • At age 19, he performed at Carnegie Hall with the New York String Orchestra on Christmas Eve.
  • Miles Davis, Herb Albert and Maurice Andre are just a few of his musical inspirations.
  • The Pioneer Press praised Merry and Bright for its “seamlessly combined elements of cool.”
  • The concert features keyboardist extraordinaire Tommy Barbarella, a member of Prince’s New Power Generation who also performs with Nick Jonas & the Administration.
  • This program is part of Minnesota Orchestra’s season-long exploration and celebration of American music.

Accessibility

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Read more about Accessibility at Orchestra Hall.

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org

Returning and new subscribers get early access to all 2018-19 concerts. Subscription information » Tickets go on sale to the general public August 3.

Holiday

Merry and Bright

A Big, Brassy Christmas with Charles Lazarus

Tickets

1523754139

1544925600

1555894939

Sat Dec 15 8pm

Merry & Bright

Merry & Bright

Returning and new subscribers get early access to all 2018-19 concerts. Subscription information » Tickets go on sale to the general public August 3.

About This Concert:

Jazz up your holiday season with a genre-spanning brass spectacular led by the Minnesota Orchestra’s acclaimed trumpeter Charles Lazarus.

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Charles Lazarus, trumpet
  • Tommy Barbarella, piano and keyboards
  • Jeff Bailey, bass
  • David Schmalenberger, drums
  • The Lazarus Brass

Fun Facts:

  • At age 9, Lazarus met Dizzy Gillespie backstage at a concert. Dizzy even let him try out his trumpet.
  • At age 19, he performed at Carnegie Hall with the New York String Orchestra on Christmas Eve.
  • Miles Davis, Herb Albert and Maurice Andre are just a few of his musical inspirations.
  • The Pioneer Press praised Merry and Bright for its “seamlessly combined elements of cool.”
  • The concert features keyboardist extraordinaire Tommy Barbarella, a member of Prince’s New Power Generation who also performs with Nick Jonas & the Administration.
  • This program is part of Minnesota Orchestra’s season-long exploration and celebration of American music.

Accessibility

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Read more about Accessibility at Orchestra Hall.