The Green Music Center has announced Weill Hall’s fifth season. The schedule for the entire season is now available on the Green Music Center’s website. Weill Hall’s 2016-2017 season is scheduled to run from Oct. 1 to May 5, and includes 31 different performers. Tickets are on sale now for all of the events. Ticket prices vary for each event, with seats for opening night starting at $50 per person.
The performance scheduled for opening night is the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The event description on the Green Music Center’s website calls the performers “15 of the world’s finest jazz musicians and the greatest trumpet player alive today.”
According toBroadway World, the Green Music Center will turn opening night into an event that celebrates the upcoming season in its entirety. Before that night’s concert, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis will perform at a matinee event specifically designed to introduce students of all ages to jazz music.
After the concert, there will be a catered Gala Dinner at Prelude restaurant for donors to the Green Music Center.
This Broadway World article was reposted on the Green Music Center’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. On Twitter, the Green Music Center has tweeted a link that will redirect people to its websiteto purchase tickets for all of the concerts this upcoming season.
The Green Music Center’s Facebook page has links to more information about performers divided by type of music. The page also shared a short video listing the scheduled performers for the upcoming season.
The Green Music Center’s fifth season features a wide range of performers that represent several different genres of music and music from all over the world. These performers include orchestras, jazz musicians, classical musicians and musicians from Russia, India, Austria, Hawaii, Ireland and Argentina.
Since the Green Music Center’s grand opening in 2012, they have hosted world-renowned musicians, including world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The New York Times wrote an article about the first concert held in Weill Hall, a performance by pianist Lang Lang.