WVIK/QCSO Signature Series IV: Soldier’s Tale
March 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm CDT
Join seven talented QCSO musicians for a varied program of works for one to seven musicians beginning with James Stephenson’s Vignettes for Trumpet and Percussion. 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.
Additional Event Information
Parking for this concert is available in the lot beside Cenntenial Hall. A golf-cart shuttle will be available to transport attendees from the parking lot to Brunner Theatre.
JAMES STEPHENSON Vignettes for Trumpet and Percussion
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
Daniel Won, clarinet, Benjamin Coelho, bassoon, Matthew Onstad, trumpet, Michael Cox, trombone, Aaron Williams, percussion, Naha Greenholtz, violin, Dave Scholl, bass, Kyle Knox, guest conductor, Narrator TBA, dancers & choreographer TBA