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Jess Gillam, Saxophone
Thomas Weaver, Piano


Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 6:00 PM EDT - Sold Out, 9:00 PM EDT


Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall


General: $40 | Student: $10

The 6PM performance is sold out; tickets remain for the 9PM performance.

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“Gillam…spreads joy”

—The Times (London)

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About the Event

You read that right — saxophone! 24-year-old phenomenon Jess Gillam is setting the musical world ablaze by completely reconceiving the saxophone’s role within classical music. The first ever saxophonist to be signed to the prestigious Decca Classics label, her genre-bending albums consistently top classical charts. She has continued to shatter glass ceilings as the first saxophonist to reach the final of the BBC Young Musician competition, and the youngest presenter for BBC Radio 3 in its history, hosting the show “This Classical Life.” We were lucky to get a taste of her irresistible charm in a virtual concert in 2021, and have no doubt that her charismatic magic will sparkle all the more in person.  

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Jess Gillam Saxophone

Thomas Weaver Piano


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