The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra announced today that 14 of its musicians will performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon with the show’s popular jazz-influenced hip-hop house band, The Roots, on Wednesday, February 1 and Sunday, February 4, when the late night talk show will be presented from the Orchestra’s home, the Hilbert Circle Theatre, as part of Super Bowl XLVI festivities this week in Indianapolis.
The ISO musicians who will perform with the band include violinists Dean Franke (Assistant Concertmaster), Michelle Kang, Louise Alexander and Jayna Park; violas Amy Kniffen and Eva Lieberman; hornists Robert Danforth (Principal) and Julie Beckel Yager; trombonists Blake Schlabach (Assistant Principal) and Jared Rodin and cellists Sarah Boyer and Margot Marlatt.
The February 1-3 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon shows will be taped for broadcast at their usually scheduled time this week at the Hilbert Circle Theatre and the show will be broadcast live following local newscasts the night of Super Bowl Sunday. For standby tickets, which do not guarantee admission, go to www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com/indystandby to receive instructions on how to become eligible. Audience members must be at least 17-years old and have a valid photo ID to gain admittance.