PJ Perry Plays Charlie Parker with Strings
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PJ Perry Plays Charlie Parker with Strings

(New Dates)
March 3 & 5 2:30 / 7:30 PM

Concert Update

Planning for safer concert experiences, these performances are now rescheduled as follows:

Thurs, Jan 20 • 7:30 PMThurs, Mar 3 • 7:30 PM

Sat, Jan 22 • 7:30 PMSat, Mar 5 • 7:30 PM

Sun, Jan 23 • 2:30 PMSat, Mar 5 • 2:30 PM*

*Please note that the Sunday matinee is now a Saturday matinee.

Original tickets will be valid for the new performance dates.

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Edmonton’s supreme saxophone master PJ Perry brings Charlie Parker’s legendary orchestral jazz recordings from the 1940s and ‘50s to life in this nostalgic concert event. Featuring the ESO strings, the program includes familiar standards of the golden age, topped off with selections from a new suite for full orchestra, written especially for PJ.

Program to include:

Gershwin Summertime
McHugh I'm In the Mood for Love
Porter What Is This Thing Called Love?
Raksin Laura
Gershwin They Can't Take That Away from Me
Kern They Didn't Believe Me
Porter Easy to Love
Gilliland Dreaming of the Masters
and more

Concerts without intermission are abbreviated.

Program subject to change.


Allan Gilliland, Conductor
PJ Perry, Saxophone
Tom Van Seters, Piano
Jim Head, Guitar
Dave Laing, Drums
Paul Johnston, Bass


Concerts without intermission are abbreviated.

Thursday, March 3, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Staggered seating
No intermission
Saturday, March 5, 2022 • 2:30 PM
Staggered seating
No intermission
Saturday, March 5, 2022 • 7:30 PM
Staggered seating
with intermission

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Prices subject to change and availability.

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Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.