World premiere of Lalo Schifrin’s ‘Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra’

This Saturday 3rd of March at 8:00 p.m., the Redlands Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ransom Wilson will perform in world premiere Lalo Schifrin’s ‘Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra’ in Memorial Chapel (Redlands, California, USA).


This piece, which Lalo Schifrin already mentioned in the exclusive interview he gave to SoundTrackFest at the end of 2016 (read interview), has been composed especially for Gene Pokorny, tuba of the Chicago Symphony, who will perform at the concert .


As described by Lalo Schifrin, the piece has a feeling of Jazz-meets-Baroque, with energy and endurance. You can read his very interesting notes to the tuba concerto here:


And watch a couple of videos of him presenting it here:

Tuba Concerto World Premiere

Grammy-winning composer, Lalo Schifrin, debuts his latest concerto in Redlands. Jazz meets Baroque in this upbeat piece. Reserve your seats today.

Publicado por Redlands Symphony en Martes, 20 de febrero de 2018

The Tuba Sings

In just one week, witness the tuba sing at the world premiere of Lalo Schifrin's new Tuba Concerto.

Publicado por Redlands Symphony en Domingo, 25 de febrero de 2018



The program of the concert includes the following pieces:

  • George Frideric HANDEL – Concerto Grosso in D major, op. 6 no. 5 HWV 323
  • Franz Joseph HAYDN – Symphony No. 104 in D major, H. 1/104
  • Ottorino RESPIGHI – Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 1, P. 109
  • Lalo SCHIFRIN – Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra
  • Lalo SCHIFRIN – Mission: Impossible Theme


Tickets, with prices between $ 20-70 (16-57 €) are still available here:


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