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"Stravinsky said that composition is selective improvisation, meaning that the same kernel of an idea that you have up on the stand as a jazz musician is the same one you write down as a composer."

Grammy-nominated composer Chris Brubeck continues to distinguish himself as an innovative performer and composer.  An award-winning composer, he is clearly tuned into the pulse of contemporary music.  John von Rhein, music critic for The Chicago Tribune, calls Chris:  “a composer with a real flair for lyrical melody–a 21st Century Lenny Bernstein.” 

West Coast Premiere of Chris Brubeck’s “Pas de Deux for Violin, Cello and Orchestra” with the Pacific Symphony

Costa Mesa, CA, October 15, 2020 | 8:00 PM

The Pacific Symphony will perform the west coast premiere of Chris Brubeck’s jazz-infused double concerto, "Pas de Deux for Violin, Cello and Orchestra" on October 15 through October 17, 8:00 p.m. at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Artists: Carl St.Clair, conductor Jaime Laredo, violin Sharon Robinson, cello Program: DAUGHTERTY: Route 66 BRUBECK: Pas de Deux for Violin, Cello and Orchestra (West Coast Premiere) BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Preview Talk with KUSC's Alan Chapman at 7 p.m.

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