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American Riffs: A Veterans Day Celebration
  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Charles Lazarus, trumpet
  • Tommy Barbarella, piano and keyboards
  • Jeff Bailey, bass
  • David Schmalenberger, drums
  • Tonia Hughes, vocals

RODGERS/Bennett
Victory at Sea, Symphonic Scenario for Orchestra

TRADITIONAL/Lowden
Armed Forces Salute

JAMES/Sorenson
Concerto for Trumpet, from Private Buckaroo

NEWTON/Wasson
Amazing Grace

ELLINGTON/Wasson
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got that Swing)

COHAN/Knight
George M. Cohan Medley

BERNSTEIN/Wright
Offertory from Mass

BERNSTEIN/Wasson
Something’s Coming, from West Side Story

WARD/Barbarella
America the Beautiful

GERSHWIN/Wasson
Summertime, from Porgy and Bess

SOUSA/Sorenson
Stars and Stripes Forever

Our Orchestra’s dynamic trumpeter Charles Lazarus is back at it again! He’s created an original, all-new orchestral pops program honoring our veterans that will make your heart soar—just like his “A Night in the Tropics” and “Big Band Valentine’s Day Celebration” concerts made your heart dance.

You’ll love traveling with Lazarus and his rhythm section on a journey through iconic American music, from the roots of jazz to Bernstein, including Harry James’ Concerto for Trumpet, Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Gershwin’s Summertime from Porgy and Bess and more. Tickets for this exceptional Veterans Day concert are discounted 50% for all current and former members of our country’s armed services and their families.

Download Program Notes (pdf)

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

American Riffs: A Veterans Day Celebration

with Charles Lazarus and the Minnesota Orchestra

Tickets $25-$65; Veterans $15-$35; Children (Age 6-17) $12

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1415563200

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Sun Nov 9 2014 2pm

Charles Lazarus

Charles Lazarus

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Charles Lazarus, trumpet
  • Tommy Barbarella, piano and keyboards
  • Jeff Bailey, bass
  • David Schmalenberger, drums
  • Tonia Hughes, vocals

RODGERS/Bennett
Victory at Sea, Symphonic Scenario for Orchestra

TRADITIONAL/Lowden
Armed Forces Salute

JAMES/Sorenson
Concerto for Trumpet, from Private Buckaroo

NEWTON/Wasson
Amazing Grace

ELLINGTON/Wasson
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got that Swing)

COHAN/Knight
George M. Cohan Medley

BERNSTEIN/Wright
Offertory from Mass

BERNSTEIN/Wasson
Something’s Coming, from West Side Story

WARD/Barbarella
America the Beautiful

GERSHWIN/Wasson
Summertime, from Porgy and Bess

SOUSA/Sorenson
Stars and Stripes Forever

Our Orchestra’s dynamic trumpeter Charles Lazarus is back at it again! He’s created an original, all-new orchestral pops program honoring our veterans that will make your heart soar—just like his “A Night in the Tropics” and “Big Band Valentine’s Day Celebration” concerts made your heart dance.

You’ll love traveling with Lazarus and his rhythm section on a journey through iconic American music, from the roots of jazz to Bernstein, including Harry James’ Concerto for Trumpet, Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Gershwin’s Summertime from Porgy and Bess and more. Tickets for this exceptional Veterans Day concert are discounted 50% for all current and former members of our country’s armed services and their families.

Download Program Notes (pdf)

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