Monday, April 8, 2013

Stay Current with the Pick of the Day: Jazz Meets Classical XXI

Posted By on Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 9:00 AM

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Founded in 1983, locally based Musical Offerings presents a broad range of programming that "brings together the talents of musicians from varied musical environments." The 21st season of the professional chamber organization's Jazz Meets Classical features an 11-piece ensemble (Joan Christenson, Laura Scalzo, Matthew Diekman, Ben Westney, Zlatan Redzic, Brent Watkins, Pierre Poree, Rich Oppenheim, Curtis Calderon, Matthew Dunne, and Kyle Keener) paying tribute to late jazz legend Dave Brubeck along with his contemporaries Darius Milhaud, Paul Desmond, and Dick Hyman. Among the works highlighted is James Scott Balentine's "Homage a Dave," which was commissioned by Musical Offerings in 2006. $10-$20, 7pm Monday; San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W Jones, San Antonio, (210) 978-8100; $10-$12, 7pm Tuesday; Christ Episcopal Church, 510 Belknap, San Antonio, (210) 736-3132. For tickets and details, visit musicalofferings.org. Check out our full online calendar of upcoming events here: calendar.sacurrent.com.


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