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Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Regina Carter Plays 4 Sisters
March 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm$25
Metropolitan Youth Symphony’s concert on March 8 brings jazz virtuoso Regina Carter to Portland audiences. Carter joins the MYS Symphony Orchestra for the West Coast Premiere of local composer David Schiff’s 4 Sisters jazz violin concerto, hailed by the Detroit Free Press as an “engaging jazz violin concerto…that allow(s) Carter to announce her charismatic presence by painting the air with swing.” Carter closes the program performing with the MYS Jazz Ensemble in an exhilarating set of jazz classics from jazz legend Charles Mingus, to a world premiere by John Blewster, from Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble youth program.