Trumpeter Chris Botti, left, and violinist Joshua Bell performed in Orlando on Saturday. (Lisa Marie Mazzucco. / Lisa Marie Mazzucco.)
The audience was sitting in the formal Walt Disney Theater of Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center, but Chris Botti might have been throwing an informal jam in his basement.
MUSIC INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES 86 YEARS AT
ANNUAL GALA MAY 25
Violinist Joshua Bell Receives Dushkin Award;
Lois and Harrison Steans Receive Cultural Visionary Award
The Music Institute of Chicago, now in its 86th year, hosts its annual gala Wednesday, May 25 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago,
It’s a double billing of out-of-this stratosphere musicianship as two renowned Grammy winners trumpeter Chris Botti and classical violinist Joshua Bell join forces to tour seven U.S. cities together during the summer of 2016.
While both artists attended Indiana University and have recorded together, this will mark their first official