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Birth of a Culture: Featuring Big Chief Juan Pardo & Matthew Kraemer

25jan7:30 pm7:30 pmBirth of a Culture: Featuring Big Chief Juan Pardo & Matthew Kraemer

Event Details

Matthew Kraemer, conductor
Big Chief Juan Pardo
Arlene Sierra: Kiskadee
Wynton Marsalis: Concerto for Orchestra

Maxim Samarov: Birth of a Culture
Doors: 6:00pm /// Concert: 7:30pm
A pre-concert talk will take place from 6:30pm to 7:00pm.
Approximate concert length: 90 minutes

Matthew Kraemer returns to lead an evening of premieres in concert for New Orleans! Big Chief Juan Pardo joins the LPO for a world premiere piece by Maxim which tells the story of the Mardi Gras Indians and celebrates the unique, distinct, remarkable culture found only in New Orleans. The orchestra will also be featured in a new work, Kiskadee by Arlene Sierra and a preview of Wynton Marsaslis’ Concerto For Orchestra.

Kiskadee was commissioned by the League of American Orchestras with the generous support of the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

There will be an Open Rehearsal at 10:00 am. Tickets are $10.


January 25, 2024 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm(GMT+00:00)


Orpheum Theater New Orleans

129 Roosevelt Way

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