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9 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Ben Folds partners with FW Philharmonic for unforgettable perfomance

FORT WAYNE, Ind. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic announced a special addition to the 2014/2015 season.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Classical, Ravel

Tue Jul 22, 2014

OC Weekly

Gershwin's Americana at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

Pacific Symphony Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 7/20/14 From alt rock acts to classical orchestras, the cozy and scenic Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, formerly known as Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, has hosted many types of concerts and musical festivals.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, George Gershwin, Conductor, Theater, Porgy and Bess


Billy Joel to Be Honored with Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

The Library of Congress has announced that it will honor legendary musician Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.


Related Topix: Classical, Libraries

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Michael Feinstein Sings Gershwin with the Pasadena POPS Tonight

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 tonight, 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

Thu Jul 17, 2014


New York Minute: Post-'Holler' Palace Books...

It didn't take long for the Nederlander Organization to fill the gap at the Palace Theatre left by the soon-to-depart Holler If Ya Hear Me .


Related Topix: Classical, Cambridge, MA, Theater, Arts

Hollywood Reporter

'An American in Paris' Finds Broadway Home

The musical adaptation of the 1951 Gene Kelly film will begin previews in March, following its world premiere in Paris.


Related Topix: Gene Kelly, Big-Band, Classical, Entertainment


an American in Paris Will Land at Broadway's Palace Theatre in Spring 2015

Producers of the upcoming world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS have announced dates and the theatre for the Broadway run of the production.


Related Topix: Classical

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Bramwell Tovey pulls off multitasking at Hollywood Bowl

It was 32 years ago this week that Leonard Bernstein brought opening week at the Hollywood Bowl into the realm of legend, conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his own music plus that of Barber, Schumann and Copland - and for good measure, playing Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue."


Related Topix: Bernstein, Classical, Leonard Bernstein, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014


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