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Merry and Bright with Charles Lazarus

At a Glance

Give your holiday season a big, brassy boost as Minnesota Orchestra trumpeter Charles Lazarus and some very special guests swing their way through your favorite holiday tunes. Lazarus’ all-star band features Grammy-winners, former Prince collaborators and many world-renowned performers, all lending a bright, fresh take on the most beloved classics.

Artists

  • Charles Lazarus, trumpet
  • Tommy Barbarella, piano and keyboards
  • Jeff Bailey, bass
  • Tonia Hughes, vocals
  • Bruce A. Henry, vocals
  • Daryl Boudreaux, percussion
  • David Schmalenberger, drums
  • The Lazarus Brass

Did You Know?

  • In addition to being a renowned trumpet player, Charles Lazarus is a composer and educator, serving as a faculty member in the University of Minnesota’s School of Music and educator, and has taught master classes in every U.S. stage, Canada, South America and throughout Europe and Asia.
  • Minnesota Royalty: From 1991 to 1996, keyboard player Tommy Barbarella performed as a member of Prince’s band, New Power Generation.
  • In addition to being a powerhouse gospel and R&B singer (and the recipient of a 2017-2018 McKnight Fellowship for Musicians), Tonia Hughes is also an accomplished actor with theater performances at the Guthrie Theater and Ordway under her belt.

Please note: The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
Holiday

Merry and Bright with Charles Lazarus

Tickets

1593680278

1607220000

1625821078

SAT DEC 5 8pm

The Lazarus Brass

The Lazarus Brass

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At a Glance

Give your holiday season a big, brassy boost as Minnesota Orchestra trumpeter Charles Lazarus and some very special guests swing their way through your favorite holiday tunes. Lazarus’ all-star band features Grammy-winners, former Prince collaborators and many world-renowned performers, all lending a bright, fresh take on the most beloved classics.

Artists

  • Charles Lazarus, trumpet
  • Tommy Barbarella, piano and keyboards
  • Jeff Bailey, bass
  • Tonia Hughes, vocals
  • Bruce A. Henry, vocals
  • Daryl Boudreaux, percussion
  • David Schmalenberger, drums
  • The Lazarus Brass

Did You Know?

  • In addition to being a renowned trumpet player, Charles Lazarus is a composer and educator, serving as a faculty member in the University of Minnesota’s School of Music and educator, and has taught master classes in every U.S. stage, Canada, South America and throughout Europe and Asia.
  • Minnesota Royalty: From 1991 to 1996, keyboard player Tommy Barbarella performed as a member of Prince’s band, New Power Generation.
  • In addition to being a powerhouse gospel and R&B singer (and the recipient of a 2017-2018 McKnight Fellowship for Musicians), Tonia Hughes is also an accomplished actor with theater performances at the Guthrie Theater and Ordway under her belt.

Please note: The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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