New York, NY - The South Shore Symphony Orchestra presents Keith Emerson's 70th Birthday Tribute Concert - The Classical Legacy of a Rock Star Featuring: Keith Emerson! The concerts will be held at The Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, Long Island, New York on October 10 (Friday) at 8:00PM and October 11 (Sat) at 8:00PM.
Along with performing, Keith Emerson will be conducting his own composition Glorietta Pass", orchestrated by Kjetil Bjerkestrand. The piece has never been recorded in orchestrated form. Also featured on Piano Concerto No. 1 (1977), pianist Jeffrey Biegel, originator of the project. Three string quartets will also be performed: Vagrant", Soulscapes" and A Cajun Alley", composed by Emerson, and arranged by Kjetil Bjerkestrand.
Scott Jackson Wiley: Conductor and Music Director
Keith Emerson (arr. Kjetil Bjerkestrand): String Quartets -
Vagrant", Soulscapes" and A Cajun Alley"
Keith Emerson (arr. Kjetil Bjerkestrand): Glorietta Pass (Conducted by Keith Emerson)
Keith Emerson: Piano Concerto No. 1 (1977) - Jeffrey Biegel: Piano Soloist
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
Keith Emerson's Piano Solos - Titles: TBA
Keith Emerson, Conductor
Keith Emerson & Jeffrey Biegel, Piano
Scott Jackson Wiley, Conductor and Musical Director
A very special thanks to Wayne Lipton, President of South Shore Symphony and Cellist
Ticket info: $30, $45 and $55
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