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The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Bluegrass, Bernstein, and the Blues

May 20, 2018
May 21, 2018





Dirk Brossé, Conductor
Mark O’Connor, Violin
Jeff Beal, Trumpet

and featuring musicians from The Clef Club of Jazz


Dai Wei
Homage to Bernstein

Jeff Beal
House of Cards Suite

Mark O’Connor
Concerto No. 6, Old Brass

Dave Brubeck/Brossé
Blue Rondo à la Turk

Adam Vidiksis Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence
Concerto grosso* World Premiere
*featuring musicians from The Clef Club of Jazz



The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia brings their 2017/18 season to a fabulous close with one of its most creative and inclusive programs ever presented. In collaboration with the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz, the Chamber Orchestra celebrates the 100th anniversary of many Philadelphia Jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespieand John Coltrane. Adam Vidiksis, COP’s first Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence creates a unique collaboration with jazz and classical musicians. Famous composer of the hit Netflix series House of Cards and Eastman Graduate, Jeff Beal, will be on hand to perform his Suite from House of Cards. If this concert couldn’t be more packed with the best and brightest, Mark O’Connor, internationally renowned Bluegrass violinist will present his own Old Brass.

Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102