Tag: Makoto Ozone

Peter & The Wolf / Carnival of Animals

added on 3 December, 2017 | under Concert Series, Peter & The Wolf and Carnival of Animals, WHAT'S ON
Peter & The Wolf + Carnival of Animals

The SNJO are delighted to invite audiences of all ages to enjoy wonderful new interpretations of two of the most universally popular children’s classics Peter & the Wolf and Carnival of the Animals.Read more

SNJO / MAKOTO OZONE: JEUNEHOMME – 5* Review

added on 11 April, 2014 | under Blog, Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto & Rhapsody In Blue, reviews

*****  JEUNEHOMME: Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto No. 9 K-271

Audacious isn’t the word for last year’s venture by the SNJO when, working on the premise that young  Wolfgang Amadeus was as much an improviser as he was an inventive pianist and composer, they commissioned renowned Japanese pianist Makoto Ozone to arrange Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 (Jeunehomme) for them.Read more

Jeunehomme: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 K-271

Makoto Ozone with the SNJO - Jeunnehomme

The SNJO are delighted to announce that our latest CD,  JEUNEHOMME featuring pianist Makoto Ozone has just been released on the Spartacus Record label.Read more

Review ‘Jeunehomme’ – Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto

added on 24 July, 2015 | under Blog, Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto & Rhapsody In Blue, reviews
Makoto Ozone

“SNJO/Makoto Ozone: Jeunehomme review – a clever and sympathetic crossover project.”

Mozart was 21 when he wrote the K271 Jeunehomme piano concerto, and some connoisseurs consider it his first masterpiece. But if the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra are daunted by its prestige and cascade of ideas, they don’t show it. Nor does Japanese jazz pianist Makoto Ozone, who has successfully specialised in such crossovers in recent years. Read more

SNJO swings towards its 20th anniversary by Rob Adams

added on 21 April, 2015 | under Blog
Kurt Elling Swings Sinatra

When Kurt Elling sings with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra in May, he’ll be celebrating not only the centenary of Frank Sinatra and the twentieth anniversary of the orchestra itself, he’ll also be celebrating his fifth return to the city where he studied as a young divinity student, Edinburgh. Read more

Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto & Rhapsody In Blue

added on 16 April, 2014 | under Concert Series, Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto & Rhapsody In Blue
Makoto Ozone - Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto & Rhapsody In Blue

Makoto Ozone is a superbly gifted pianist, composer and arranger.Read more

'The SNJO deserved all the praise Kurt Elling so graciously lavished on them.'

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