Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 8pm

The Music Center

Music Center

$29 - $69

Bowie Symphonic
Blackstar

Conceived, adapted, and arranged for orchestra by Evan Ziporyn, conductor
Featuring Maya Beiser, cello
With Ambient Orchestra
and musicians from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music

While secretly battling a fatal illness, rock icon David Bowie crafted what would be his final album: the stark yet adventurous Blackstar. The record takes some surprising jazz-fusion turns in the midst of the Starman facing his own mortality. Composer, performer, and MIT professor Ziporyn pays tribute to the late Bowie by transforming Blackstar into a cello concerto for acclaimed avant-garde cellist Beiser, backed by the Ambient Orchestra with musicians from Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

David Bowie

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