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Celebrating last year's Verbier Festival in Switzerland

Jonathan Swain with music by Copland, Lutoslawski and Prokofiev, plus a rare concerto by flamboyant jazz virtuoso Artie Shaw.

Jonathan Swain with music by Copland, Lutoslawski and Prokofiev, plus a rare concerto by flamboyant jazz virtuoso Artie Shaw

The Verbier Festival Orchestra is joined in today's programme by clarinet maestro Martin Frost in a concert of jazzy works by Copland, Lutoslawski and Shaw, as well as a carefully-chosen selection of extracts from Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet

2.00 pm
Copland: El Salon Mexico
Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes
Artie Shaw: Clarinet Concerto
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (extracts)
Martin Frost, clarinet
Verbier Festival Orchestra,
Joshua Weilerstein.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    El Salon Mexico for orchestra

    Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Joshua Weilerstein.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Dance preludes [Preludia taneczne] vers. for clarinet & orch

    Performer: Martin Frost. Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Joshua Weilerstein.
  • Artie Shaw

    Concerto for Clarinet

    Performer: Martin Fröst. Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Joshua Weilerstein.
  • Chick Corea

    Armando's Rhumba

    Performer: Martin Frost. Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Joshua Weilerstein.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet - ballet Op.64

    Orchestra: Verbier Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Joshua Weilerstein.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude in C BWV 547

    Performer: Edward Picton-Turbervill.

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