French composer, percussionist, and theater director Roland Auzet defines himself as a stage writer. Auzet’s new work starts with a car on an empty stage, but he quickly fills the room with so much more.
Since their first show in 2011, the group has performed nationally and internationally at many prestigious festivals and venues to audiences varying in age and ethnicity, proving that soul crosses all cultural and linguistic barriers.
Founded in 1934, Smetana Trio is today’s foremost Czech chamber ensemble that perpetuates the interpretational ideals created by their illustrious predecessors as well as other superlative 20th-century chamber music soloists.
For the past five years, 30-year-old trumpeter Marquis Hill has been invigorating the Chicago jazz scene with his sleek approach to modern jazz, which often incorporates elements of spoken word and hip-hop.
After a rave reception at their San Diego debut at ArtPower in 2016, the Grammy-winning Harlem Quartet is bringing back its “new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing, and intelligent” (Cincinnati Enquirer).