Kicking off our monthly jazz series, pianist Lawrence Sieberth performs original compositions and rarely played jazz. Joining him are Rex Gregory (saxophone), Peter Harris (bass), and Doug Belote (drum). Tickets: $20 General/ $10 Students and Seniors.
Ivan Griffin, bass-baritone, presents Songs of a People: Music of the African-American Experience. With Michael Borowitz, piano, and Michael Boucree, narrator. Free to all; $20 suggested donation.
This week’s Sunday Musical Meditation features violinist Hannah Yim. Donations suggested. Free and open to the public.
Now in its second season, the Marigny Opera Ballet presents the world premiere of Orfeo, a full-length contemporary ballet choreographed by local, award-winning choreographer, Maya Taylor. The ballet presents an interpretation of the tragic Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. The original score by local composer Tucker Fuller will be performed by a chamber orchestra under the direction of Music Director, Francis Scully. Tickets to Orfeo and the opening night Patrons Party are on sale now. Season Subscriptions are available here.
New Orleans-based trio Nutrio will present a program of new compositions from their debut recording, dropping later this year. Their music is modern and acoustic, exploring jazz and folk and songwriting from all over the world. Also improvisational, it takes cues from the avant-garde. With Byron Asher (clarinet and sax), Trey Boudreaux (upright bass) and Shawn Meyers (drums).Tickets: $20 General; $10 Students & Seniors. Available online and at door.