Jens Lindemann, trumpet | Barry Shiffman, violin | Sae Yoon Chon, piano

From the salons of European palaces to the clubs of New York City, this cabaret evening will bring music of Haydn, Piazzolla, Ellington and ‘Fats’ Waller.  Hosted by international trumpet sensation Jens Lindemann, he is joined by Festival Artistic Director Barry Shiffman leading a string section and pianist Sae Yoon Chon.


“a world-class talent” Los Angeles Times


A former member of the Canadian Brass, Jens Lindemann is hailed as one of the most celebrated soloists in his instrument’s history and was recently named “International Brass Personality of the Year” (Brass Herald). Lindemann has played in every major concert venue in the world: from the Philharmonics of New York, Los Angeles, London, and Berlin to Tokyo’s Suntory Hall and even the Great wall of China.  Lindemann has also won major awards ranging from Grammy and Juno nominations to winning the prestigious Echo Klassik in Germany.  Currently a professor at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Lindemann graduated from Juilliard. A prizewinner at numerous competitions including the prestigious ARD in Munich, Jens also placed first, by unanimous juries, at both the Prague and Ellsworth Smith (Florida) International Trumpet Competitions. Redefining classical music boundaries, LIndemann performs with artists from Sir Neville Marriner to Doc Severinsen.

“He played with golden timbre and virtuosic flair” New York Times