Two brothers, both musicians. The classical pianist is Christian. The jazz bassist is Muslim. When Bilal is accused of being a terrorist and jailed awaiting trial, Eric tries to stay connected by pushing aside his own classical aspirations in order to learn big brother's jazz style. Separated by prison bars and religious convictions, the brothers scat and be-bop through their shared language of music.
Sharing a love for their heritage, this exciting trio brings a fresh and contemporary perspective to the traditional music of their homeland.
This vibrant, young instrumental quintet reinvents American folk music with a dash of vocal pop and a splash of gypsy flair.
The Grammy award-winning soprano performs the world premiere of Mark Abel’s newest song cycle paired with readings by poets from the Red Hen Press.
The L.A. Phil’s pre-eminent keyboardist brings her latest provocative and eclectic program to the Branson.
The Russian virtuoso plays a brilliant solo program of unaccompanied works by Handel, Bach and Cassado.