Concept Art Orchestra ft. Guillermo Klein (CZ/ARG)
A joint project featuring a leading Czech big band and renowned Argentinian composer Guillermo Klein. The Concept Art Orchestra is a contemporary big band featuring some of the most prominent players on the Prague scene. With Štěpánka Balcarová acting as director and conductor, the band focuses on premiering new works by young Czech composers. It has a specific contemporary sound, coming from the tradition of Maria Schneider, Bob Brookmeyer and Ed Partyka. Guillermo Klein (1969) is a pianist and composer known for his highly original harmonic and stylistic concepts. He comes from Argentina, but has spent much of his career in Spain and the United States, associated mostly with his own 11–piece all-star ensemble Los Guachos.
Admission: presale – seating CZK 430, standing CZK 240. At the door: seating CZK 500, standing CZK 280. There is no need to reserve a seat when purchasing a seating ticket.
Band website: www.conceptartorchestra.cz