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The 92nd Street Y presents The Knights with Eric Jacobsen and Aaron Diehl
The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s leading cultural venues, presents The Knights with Eric Jacobsen and Aaron Diehl as part of its spring classical concert season on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 7:30 PM. Concerts are for fully vaccinated audiences. For more information, including purchasing tickets and COVID-19 protocols for in-person performances, please visit 92Y.org/Concerts.
Pianist Aaron Diehl joins The Knights for a pair of works probing the interconnectivity of jazz and classical music: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Mary Lou Williams’ Zodiac Suite. The program also features The Knights’ coupling of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 with selections from Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin. Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite closes this program.
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano
BACH: “Brandenburg” Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048
RAVEL: Selections from Le Tombeau de Couperin
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Atkinson)
Mary Lou WILLIAMS: Selections from Zodiac Suite
STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (arr. Atkinson)
About 92nd Street Y: The 92nd Street Y (92Y) is a world-class center for the arts and innovation, a convener of ideas, and an incubator for creativity. 92Y offers extensive classes, courses and events online including live concerts, talks and master classes; fitness classes for all ages; 250+ art classes, and parenting workshops for new moms and dads. The 92nd Street Y is transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action all over the world. All of 92Y’s programming is built on a foundation of Jewish values, including the capacity of civil dialogue to change minds; the potential of education and the arts to change lives; and a commitment to welcoming and serving people of all ages, races, religions, and ethnicities. For more information, visit www.92Y.org.