The Portuguese Army Symphonic Band Performs Jenni Brandon’s Double Concerto For Oboe and Bassoon

The Portuguese Army Symphonic Band, under the musical direction of Maestro Lieutenant Renato Tomás performs Jenni Brandon’s Double Concerto for oboe and bassoon. The performance is on December 21, 2023, at 9:00 PM at the Centro Cultural Caldas das Rainha, Portugal. The soloists are Salvador Parola, oboe and Luís Correia, bassoon. The Army Sergeants School promotes the Army Symphonic Band (BSE) concert.

The program includes festive works alluding to the Christmas season, works from the great repertoire since the XVI century. From the nineteenth century to the present day and in a national premiere, the double concerto for Oboe and Bassoon, with as soloists, Sergeant-Adjutant Salvador Parola and Sergeant-Adjutant Luís Correia by the American composer, Jenni Brandon. The program is:

THE PORTUGUESE ARMY SYMPHONIC BAND

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

CALDAS DA RAINHA CULTURAL CENTER

December 21, 2023

9:30 pm

Concert Program

 

A Christmas Overture.………………………………………………………………………….Nigel Hess

Double Concerto for Oboe and Bassoon.……………………….Jenni Brandon

Soloists:

     SAj Salvador Parola, oboe

     SAj Luís Correia, bassoon

INTERMISSION

Fanfare for Christmas Festival………………………………………………….John Wasson

The Nutcracker Fantasy………………………………………Tchaikovsky arr. Yo Goto

A Christmas Festival……………………………………………………………………Leroy Anderson

Encore

Patron March of the Army………………………………………………………J. Luís Gomes

Direction: LIEUTENANT CBMUS Renato Tomás

 All of Jenni’s compositions are available for purchase on her website Home – Jenni Brandon https://www.jennibrandon.com