"Let your feelings and associations run free. Let them create whatever it is that you want or need from the music." This is Orchestra Manager Olaf Stötzler’s recommendation to Frankfurt Radio Big Band listeners entering the new season. With both newcomers and established stars, the season offers space to embrace new musical experiences as the Frankfurt Radio Big Band draws on musical genres from Brazilian popular music all the way to film music, from contemporary music to Duke Ellington classics. [mehr]
Further information about concerts will be provided soon.
In August 2011 Jim McNeely became chief conductor of the Frankfurt Radio Big Band. After three years of being the orchestra's "artist in residence" Jim McNeely since then conceives and conducts even more new projects for the Big Band. [mehr]
The Frankfurt Radio Big Band (hr-Bigband) stands for innovation and variety. It unfolds its activities in a broad range of styles from classical big band jazz to avant-garde jazz and from popular to classical music. [mehr]