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Héctor Guzmán, Conductor

FEBRUARY 17, 2024 • 8 PM | Eisemann Center

Just a few days after Valentine’s, our orchestra can’t wait to perform with an acclaimed artist who shares our love of music! Branford Marsalis received early acclaim as a saxophonist bringing new energy and new audiences to jazz. Since then, the multiple Grammy-winning icon has refined and expanded his talents and his horizons as a musician, composer, and educator to become a 21st century mainstay of artistic excellence.

This concert is sponsored in part  by


Maple Leaf Rag —————————————————————————S. Joplin

Don Juan Op. 20, Tone Poem ———————————————————R. Strauss

Concerto for Saxophone and orchestra ——————————————–A. Glazunov

Mr. Marsalis

Escapades for saxophone and orchestra (from: Catch Me, If You Can) —J. Williams  

Mr. Marsalis

Lisa Rogers, vibraphone

Jonathan Fisher, bass

Pines of Rome —————————————————————————O. Respighi

I pini de Villa Borghese (Pine trees in the Villa Borghese gardens)

Pini presso una catacomba (Pine trees near a Roman catacomb)

I pini del Gianicolo (Pine trees at the Janiculum hill)

I pini della via Appia (Pine trees along the Appian Way)