New Focus - The Classical Connection

Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszniewski give fascinating insights into the relationship between classical music and jazz in this superb, informal presentation at Beacon Arts Centre!

New Focus - The Classical Connection

About New Focus - The Classical Connection

30th April 2021
8pm - 10pm
Beacon Arts Centre
Beacon Arts Centre Custom House Quay, Greenock PA15 1HJ
£12
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Rescheduled from 24th September 2020 to 30th April 2021, original tickets remain valid.

Award-winning pianist and saxophonist Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszniewski give fascinating insights into the relationship between classical music and jazz.

In this superb, informal and entertaining presentation two of the UK’s leading jazz musicians improvise a Bach-style reinvention and an arrangement of the Duke Ellington Orchestra’s theme tune, TakeThe A Train in the style of a Mozart Sonata.

Discover why romantic composers like Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Duke Ellington all loved the same key. Learn why Miles Davis and Eric Satie were kindred spirits and hear brilliantly performed jazz standards and original compositions from Stevenson and Wiszniewski’s widely acclaimed group, New Focus’ two albums.

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