Branford Marsalis and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia to Collaborate on National Tour, 10/4-11/2
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has signed a contract with Columbia Artists Management Inc. (CAMI) and will join Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award nominated saxophonist and composer Branford Marsalis on his national "Well-Tempered" tour, featuring Baroque masterpieces by Albinoni, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and more.
With nearly twenty performances across the United States, the tour begins Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington and ends Sunday, November 2, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
"It is an honor for our orchestra to tour with an artist as talented as Branford Marsalis - especially in our 50th Anniversary Concert Season," remarked Peter H. Gistelinck, Executive Director of The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. "The Chamber Orchestra is grateful to be chosen by CAMI - a top arts management company in the country - for this great opportunity. We are excited to bring our music beyond the Greater Philadelphia region to audiences throughout the United States."
"CAMI is thrilled to be bringing these two great musical forces together," commented Mark S. Maluso, Vice President of Columbia Artists Management Inc. "We are excited to present a collaboration that highlights and combines the talents of these outstanding artists. The „Well-Tempered? tour - featuring Baroque music performed by saxophonist Branford Marsalis and The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia - is sure to be a captivating concert experience."