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Branford Marsalis Plays Villa-Lobos


November 12, 2020, 8:00 PM ET
– November 15, 2020, 11:00 PM ET


Please note: Digital Stage concerts begin with a
performance premiere, followed by on-demand
access for 72 hours.

Performance Details

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Lina Gonzalez-Granados Conductor
Branford Marsalis Saxophone

Program includes:

Glazunov Saxophone Concerto
Fantasia, for saxophone and orchestra
Dvořák Serenade for Winds

New Orleans-born Branford Marsalis is a Grammy-winning saxophonist, band leader, Broadway composer, and orchestra collaborator who has also toured with Sting and the Grateful Dead. He joins the Orchestra, led by Conducting Fellow Lina Gonzalez-Granados, for Glazunov’s Saxophone Concerto and Villa-Lobos’s Fantasia, which features improvisational-sounding phrases, syncopation, and virtuosic technique.

Please note: All Digital Stage events begin with a performance premiere, streaming in real time. Following the performance premiere, the concert will be available for ticket holders to watch on demand for 72 hours.

Digital Stage FAQ

Digital Stage


Lead support for the Digital Stage is provided by:

Elaine W. Camarda and A. Morris Williams, Jr.
The CHG Charitable Trust
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Innisfree Foundation
Gretchen and M. Roy Jackson
Neal W. Krouse
John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick
Leslie A. Miller and Richard B. Worley
Ralph W. Muller and Beth B. Johnston
William Penn Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Shaw
Waterman Trust
Constance and Sankey Williams
Wyncote Foundation