Tag: Makoto Ozone

Peter & The Wolf / Carnival of Animals

added on 1 June, 2018 | under Concert Series, Peter & The Wolf and Carnival of Animals, WHAT'S ON
Peter & The Wolf + Carnival of Animals

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival invite you to enjoy new jazz interpretations of two popular classical works: Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf and Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals.Read more

Another 5* Review for SNJO’s Peter & the Wolf / Carnival of the Animals

added on 28 February, 2018 | under Blog, Carnival of Animals, just added
Peter & The Wolf + Carnival of Animals

Having cast transformational brilliance over Mozart’s 9th piano concerto, how would the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, directed by saxophonist Tommy Smith and guest pianist Makoto Ozone, handle these two much-loved popular classics? In the event they pulled off a double bill that combined virtuosity and ingenuity with unadulterated theatricality. Read more

5* Review for magical Peter & the Wolf / Carnival of the Animals

added on 25 February, 2018 | under Blog, Carnival of Animals, just added

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra were once again tonight pushing the boundaries of what many people would expect a Jazz Orchestra to be playing, as two classical works were given new interpretations: “Peter and The Wolf” by SNJO founder/director Tommy Smith, and “Carnival of the Animals” by internationally credited musician and composer Makoto Ozone.Read more

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

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