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TERENCE BLANCHARD QUINTET

  • College of the Holy Cross 1 College Street Worcester, MA, 01610 United States (map)

Celebrated jazz trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard brings his Grammy-winning project A Tale of God’s Will: A Requiem for Katrina to Holy Cross to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Originally conceived as the score to Spike Lee’s HBO documentary When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, the expanded suite offers a poignant meditation on the devastation in the aftermath of the Hurricane. The Blanchard Quintet is joined on this occasion by the Berklee Jazz in Film Orchestra (Dir. Eric Gould, Chair of Jazz Composition at Berklee College of Music), conducted by Stefan Asbury.
"…a purposeful convergence of his film-composer and jazz-musician identities….The result is a melancholy suite that feels both intensely personal and broadly cinematic. " — The New York Times
 
In conjunction with the Cantor Art Gallery’s Katrina Then and Now: Artists as Witness exhibition
Part II: The Rebirth of Art | October 22 – December 18
 
Free, but reservations are required.  (Open seating)
Reserve your seats now!
Please note that capacity is limited, and reservations unclaimed by 2:45 p.m. will be released.
 

Earlier Event: October 18
Mendelssohn's Elijah
Later Event: November 14
Cape Symphony Orchestra