Zakir Hussain

Legendary tabla master, Zakir Hussain, and jazz trailblazer/bassist, John Patitucci, bring an extraordinary program conducted by Zane Dalal, Associate Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra of India. Hear the Canadian premiere of Hussain’s tabla concerto, Peshkar, and the world premiere of Patitucci’s Hypocrisy for orchestra and jazz trio, featuring Danilo Pérez on piano, Brain Blade on drums, and Patitucci on bass. The concert will open with an improvisation by Hussain and the trio.

WHEN: FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020 AT 8:00 PM
WHERE: KOERNER HALL – TELUS CENTRE
ADDRESS: 273 BLOOR STREET WEST – TORONTO
COST: STARTING AT $21 – BUY TICKETS
SERIES:
21C MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Glenn Gould School (GGS)’s Royal Conservatory Orchestra (RCO) is widely regarded as an outstanding ensemble and one of the best training orchestras in North America. Part of the Temerty Orchestral Program at the GGS, it consists of instrumental students in the undergraduate and graduate programs of The Glenn Gould School.

Zane Dalal, conductor
Zakir Hussain, tabla
John Patitucci, bass
Danilo Pérez, piano
Brian Blade, drums
Royal Conservatory Orchestra

PROGRAM
Improvisation with Zakir Hussain, John Patitucci, Danilo Peréz & Brian Blade
John Patitucci: Hypocrisy (world premiere)
INTERMISSION
Zakir Hussain: Peshkar (Canadian premiere)

Please join us at 7pm for a fascinating pre-concert talk with artists from this performance. 

* Commissioned by The Royal Conservatory/Koerner Hall, Detroit Jazz Festival, EFG London Jazz Festival, and Narodowe Forum Muzyki Jazztopad Festival.

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