Dear audience Welcome to the concert season 2021 – 2022 of the Zurich Jazz Orchestra. It is an honor and my great pleasure to be able to greet you in my new role as Musical Director of this outstanding cultural institution. To lead a cultural institution, and specifically a professional jazz orchestra, during a pandemic […]
The album «Dedications» is a worthy successor to «Three Pictures», released in 2018. Schorn’s compositions and thus the sound of the orchestra have, if at all possible, become even richer, more colorful, more differentiated, but at the same time more powerful. The album is proof of the fact that the sound spectrum and the possibilities […]
It was not an easy choice but we ultimately decided on American Ed Partyka. He will take over as musical director of the ZJO in the 2021/2022 season.
The Zurich Jazz Orchestra consists of 18 musicians, all of them professionals with soloist quality, and has been playing in almost the same line-up since 2000. It skilfully varies between mainstream and avant-garde, orchestral big-band sound and explosive improvisations by the soloists. A mixture that carries you away. Zurich’s largest jazz ensemble has a hard […]
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Linda Porter, scion of a very wealthy and distinguished family from Virginia, was married to the American composer and songwriter Cole Porter for 34 years. In the roughly three and a half decades of their life together, she lead a luxurious high society lifestyle as an elegant prominent socialite and muse and arranged the couple’s […]