Up Close with Ballet Quad Cities, Soldier’s Tale
October 9 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Join seven talented QCSO musicians for a varied program of works for one to seven musicians. Principal bassoonist Benjamin Coelho explores the rhythms of jazz in Libby Larson’s Jazz Variations for Solo Bassoon. Principal clarinetist Daniel Won and principal bassist Dave Scholl perform the Swing Era inspired Benny’s Gig composed by Morton Gould for the great jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman. The full group joins together with dancers from Ballet Quad Cities to perform Stravinsky’s influential and rhythmic ballet The Solider’s Tale which depicts the story of a young soldier who makes a deal with the Devil.
Tickets for this concert are currently only available as a subscription add-on. Single Tickets will go on sale July 7, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.
Additional Event Information
LIBBY LARSEN Jazz Variations for Solo Bassoon
MORTON GOULD Benny’s Gig for Clarinet and Bass
STRAVINSKY Soldier’s Tale
$25 Adults each | $10 Students each
Tickets for the original WVIK/QCSO Signature Series IV: Soldier’s Tale (2021-22 season) Concert are still valid for this event.
Daniel Won, clarinet, Benjamin Coelho, bassoon, Matthew Onstad, trumpet, Michael Cox, trombone, Tony Oliver, percussion, Naha Greenholtz, violin, Dave Scholl, bass, Kyle Knox, guest conductor, Narrator TBA, dancers & choreographer TBA
Jane & Steve Bahls