Haydn, Bach, Ellington, Piazzolla, Chicago, Sting and Holiday Favorites
Celebrating the release of Jens two most recent CDs, this concert highlights repertoire from classical to jazz and pop to seasonal favorites with strings and a high powered rhythm section.
Hear Jens on an innovative new Yamaha trumpet created exclusively for him by the finest designers in the world. Specially built to celebrate his recent recording including the Haydn concerto with Pinchas Zukerman and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London.
Also featuring repertoire from his new Banff Centre recording project including superstar soloists Matt Catingub (piano/sax) and Steve Moretti (drums). An exciting evening of unparalleled virtuosity, soaring melodies and engaging humour.
Jens Lindemann is the first classical brass player to ever receive the Order of Canada and the foremost trumpet soloist in his country’s history. As an internationally recognized virtuoso and multiple Juno and Grammy nominee, Jens has performed in every major concert hall in the world and has an extensive discography in a multitude of styles ranging from solo and chamber to jazz and contemporary. Jens is the recipient of numerous international awards including the Prague Spring Festival, the Ellsworth Smith, ARD in Munich and the only trumpeter to win the ‘Grand Prize’ in the 60-year history of the Canadian Music Competition.
”Jens Lindemann gave a sizzling, high energy performance in the American premiere of the trumpet concerto ‘Dreaming of the Masters’ at Carnegie Hall”
-New York Times