Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to perform at Aurora University

April 10, 2024

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Aurora University welcomes the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) to the stage of Crimi Auditorium in the Institute for Collaboration on Sunday, April 21, 2024, at 7:30 p.m.

The sensational Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra features 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players, and arrangers in jazz today. Led by internationally acclaimed musician Wynton Marsalis, the JLCO performs a vast repertoire, from rare historic compositions to Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned works, and has performed with many of the world’s leading symphony orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Trumpeter extraordinaire and nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis is an iconic figure in the evolution of the art form and a tireless advocate for jazz as America’s classical music. As a composer, his body of work includes over 600 original songs, 11 ballets, four symphonies, eight suites, two chamber pieces, one string quartet, two masses, one violin concerto, and a tuba concerto.

Tickets for this event are on sale now. The proceeds will benefit Aurora University’s Future Promise Fund to support students who are the first in their family to attend college, an important initiative of AU President Susana Rivera-Mills. General admission seating is $100, and reserved seating is $250. To purchase tickets, visit auartsandideas.com or call 630-844-6149.