Passion For Bach And Coltrane
Imani Winds And Harlem Quartet
All tickets just $25! $20 for students and seniors.
Pre-concert conversation with poet A.B. Spellman, composer Jeff Scott and Sarah Rothenberg at 7:15 PM in Cullen Theater.
Chick Corea: The Adventures of Hippocrates for string quartet (Houston premiere)
Jason Moran: Cane for wind quintet (Houston premiere)
Jeff Scott: Passion for Bach and Coltrane for string quartet, wind quintet, jazz trio and narrator (Houston premiere)
Chamber music and jazz come together in this adventurous concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme. Since 1997, the Grammy-nominated Imani Winds has been carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with dynamic playing, culturally resonant programming, and adventurous collaborations. After performances by each ensemble, Imani Winds, the dynamic Harlem Quartet, the jazz trio and respected poet A.B. Spellman come together for composer-member Jeff Scott’s powerful Passion for Bach and Coltrane, inspired by Bach’sGoldberg Variations and Coltrane’s masterpiece.
“the nation’s leading wind ensemble”
— The New Yorker
“[Harlem Quartet] would emerge as one single, unanimous voice, a spirited harmoniousness…the whole exceeds the sum of its parts.”
– Boston Music Intelligencer