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On this Day in Movie History, July 11, 1937: George Gershwin dies

It was on this day, July 11, 1937 American composer and pianist. George Gershwin died.


Related Topix: Classical, George Gershwin, Yul Brynner

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Dee Dee Bridgewater Performs with the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl Tonight

Bramwell Tovey continues the first week of the Los Angeles Philharmonic classical season at the Hollywood Bowl by bringing 20th-century favorites from Bernstein and Gershwin to the stage, tonight, July 10, at 8 pm.


Related Topix: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jazz, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Classical, Bernstein, Symphony, Arts

Manchester Journal

Canadian Brass performs musical blend at the Southern Vermont Arts Center

The sartorial get-up of the Canadian Brass -- tuxedoes and white running shoes -- fairly sum up the approach of this ensemble to their craft.


Related Topix: The Canadian Brass, Classical, Brass., Big-Band, Fats Waller, Jazz, Schumann, Bach

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Makoto Ozone: Jazz pianist tries his hand at classical

Makoto Ozone has been engaged by the San Francisco Symphony to play programs featuring Bernstein, Ravel and Gershwin.


Related Topix: Jazz, Symphony, Arts, San Francisco Symphony, Classical, Bernstein, Ravel, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jul 01, 2014


'Porgy and Bess' fills an operatic void at the Princeton Festival

The opera scene in New Jersey has been close to dark for the past year, leaving the Princeton Festival as one of the sole providers of large-scale works in the state, with just one production per year.


Related Topix: Theater, Porgy and Bess, Arts, Opera, Big-Band, Classical, Dorothy, NJ, Entertainment

Mon Jun 30, 2014


Allied Powers Hope To Propel 'An American in Paris' From France To Times Square

George and Ira are rarely far from a Broadway marquee: Leading dancers from America and the U.K., along with one of Broadway's most celebrated comediennes will headline a stage adaptation of the Gershwins' 1951 film classic An American In Paris, slated to open in December at the ThA©A tre du ChA telet in that city before coming to Broadway ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Ballet


Fairchild, Cope, Cox, Paice, Uranowitz & von Essen to Star in AN...

Principal casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Erin Brockovich, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, You've Got Mail, Musical Movies, Classical

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Lenox: Seven Hills Inn announces cabaret series

Throughout the years, the Seven Hills Inn has had the distinction of hosting numerous classical musical performances.


Related Topix: Lenox, MA, Classical

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Pacific Symphony to Present Gerswhin Greats, 7/20

Pacific Symphony tackles the music of one of America's most celebrated composers -- George Gershwin -- for a memorable night of timeless music, as Mercedes-Benz presents Summer Festival 2014 continues with "Gershwin Greats."


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, George Gershwin, Opera, Irvine, CA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

'S Gershwin

Like many composers who died at a young age, George Gershwin packed a very full career into a short life.


Related Topix: Classical, George Gershwin, Arts, Ballet


Re-Broadcast Schedule of KSO Concerts on WUOT

The recently completed 2013-14 season of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra saw quite a few excellent concerts, including some that far surpassed even the expectations of a certain local music writer.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical

Women's Wear Daily

The Peninsula Paris to Open Aug. 1

The Peninsula Paris, a luxury hotel located a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe, is set to open on Aug. 1 after a four-year renovation.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Classical, George Gershwin

Mon Jun 23, 2014


Dee Dee Bridgewater Replaces Megan Hilty Alongside the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, 7/10

Bramwell Tovey continues the first week of the Los Angeles Philharmonic classical season at the Hollywood Bowl by bringing 20th-century favorites from Bernstein and Gershwin to the stage, Thursday, July 10, at 8 pm.


Related Topix: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jazz, Megan Hilty, Classical, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Bernstein

Fri Jun 20, 2014


BWW Reviews: Heather Carvel Honors a Legend in WTC's World...

They say that everyone has a twin somewhere in the world. Well, I'm sure that Ethel Merman is proudly smiling down at hers as Heather Carvel boldly tackles the role of a lifetime in the World Premiere of Warehouse Theatre Company's BIG VOICE: THE ETHEL MERMAN EXPERIENCE.


Related Topix: Ethel Merman, Vocal, Classical, George Gershwin, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Times of Trenton

Princeton Festival's 'Porgy and Bess' opens Sunday

Janinah Burnett, as Bess, belts out a number as Porgy listens in the Princeton Festival production of "Porgy and Bess."


Related Topix: Theater, Porgy and Bess, Arts, Opera, Drugs, Classical, George Gershwin

Thu Jun 19, 2014


Jazz meets classical in the City and Sierra

Jazz and classical are twains that do occasionally meet. Indeed, two examples are in the offing this summer By far the more prestigious event is the San Francisco Symphony 's July 5 performance.


Related Topix: Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Symphony, Arts, Bernstein, Ravel, Jazz

Madison Magazine

A Concerts on the Square Sneak Peek

Midsommer Stars, June 25 "This program features our Young Artist Competition winner, Isabella Wu, performing Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.1, 1st movement, as well as celebrates summer with a Swedish emphasis in Alfven's 'Midsummer Vigil' , Bruch's 'Swedish Dances,' Soderstrom's 'Swedish Festival Music' and the two hundredth anniversary of 'The ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, Bruch, Copland, Bernstein, John Philip Sousa

Wed Jun 18, 2014

SF Sentinel

San Francisco Symphony Announces Summer & The Symphony Concert Lineup ...

The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer & the Symphony series with performances from July 2 to August 1 in Davies Symphony Hall, Green Music Center, and outdoors at various venues around the Bay Area, including San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, Stern Grove, and Shoreline Amphitheatre.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Bernstein, Jazz, Beethoven

Tue Jun 17, 2014


Michael Feinstein to Sing Gershwin with the Pasadena POPS, 7/19

Michael Feinstein, the incomparable two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer joins the Pasadena POPS for one night only to sing a full concert celebrating the musical legacy of George and Ira Gershwin on Saturday, July 19 at the Los Angeles Arboretum with "Michael Feinstein SINGS Gershwin ."


Related Topix: Classical, Easy-Listening, Michael Feinstein, Big-Band, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Shall We Dance, Musical Movies

Bangor Daily News

Guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan Performs at the Eastport Arts Center

The Concert Series, a constituent group of the Eastport Arts Center, presents guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan on Friday, June 20th at 7pm for a performance of "Virtuoso Music from Around the World."


Related Topix: Classical, Schubert, Eastport, ME