Heroes & Heroines

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Date(s) - 13 Feb 2016
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Cleland Community Theatre


We juxtapose the classics with jazz in this concert. The great James Campbell, one of the world’s foremost clarinetists, returns to our stage showing his versatility and mastery of both the classics and jazz.

The heroine, Leonore, immortalized by Beethoven in his opera Fidelio gives us all a reason to cheer. We pay tribute to Benny Gooman and other legends of the clarinet in Gilliand’s Jazz Concerto for Clarinet – Dreaming of the Masters 1.

The OSYO joins us for our annual Side-by-Side to close this program with the toe-tapping infectious tunes from Gershwin’s An American In Paris. Come and see just how much rhythm we got. This concert will be Fun, Fun, Fun!

James Campbell, Clarinet
and Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven, Leonore Overture No. 3 op 72b
Carl Maria von Weber, Clarinet Concerto No. 2, op 74 in E flat Major
Allan Gilliland, Dreaming the Masters 1
George Gershwin, An American In Paris

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