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  1. Gerald Carpenter: Westmont Music Faculty Start Fall with MelodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Noozhawk

    ... Opus 23 (1801) , followed by soprano Celeste Tavera and pianist John Douglas, performing "Summertime" from George Gershwin's opera, Porgy and Bess (1935) ; pianist Douglas playing his own composition, "Svetlana"; flautist Andrea Eden Di Maggio and ...


  2. Michael Rossi conducts Signature Symphony PopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    The Signature Symphony Pops will feature Michael Rossi conducting George Gershwin's Americana on Friday and Saturday, September 12 -13th at the T ulsa Community College VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education . The symphony begins at 7:30 pm .


  3. Stroke of genius: hear a wunderkind play his fabled violin at the Mobile Symphony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Alabama Live

    ... rich tone and jaw-dropping technique." The opening night program also includes "An American in Paris" by George Gershwin and selections from the ballet "The Three-Cornered Hat" by Spanish composer Manuel DeFalla. Q: I've read an interview with you ...


  4. Patricia McBride gets 2014 Kennedy Center honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux dance in "Who Cares?" in 1970. George Balanchine set this ballet to songs by George Gershwin. Three great dance figures of the 20th century: Patricia McBride, George Balanchine (center), Rudolf Nureyev, probably rehearsing ...


  5. Civic Hall individual tickets are now on saleCivic Hall individual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Palladium-Item

    ... will perform Feb. 7, 2015. Donald and Barron Ryan blend classic and contemporary music such as Rachmaninoff, George Gershwin and Billy Joel. a Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, "The Women of Ireland" show with song and dance is scheduled for March ...


  6. Good music and good ale are on tap at the Jerusalem Music Center this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Jerusalem Post

    ... resident Shai Maestro. All three performances will be preceded by lectures. Ladin's rendition of works by George Gershwin will follow a talk on the Jewish American composer's life and oeuvre presented by composer, pianist and conductor Rafi ...


  7. Travel smart: Peninsula Paris hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Detroit Free Press

    ... de Triomphe, the former Hotel Majestic is in a totally restored 1908 building that oozes class. It is where George Gershwin composed the orchestral work "An American in Paris" in 1928. It's also where the Paris Peace Accords were signed that ended ...


  8. For these musicians, a fateful first listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... these recollections is the sense of being deeply connected and affected to the music, experiencing a process George Gershwin described this way: "Music sets up a certain vibration [that] unquestionably results in a physical reaction," the composer ...


  9. Five questions for David Braid, mostly about George GershwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 |

    ... pianist. Perhaps I should not have been so surprised then when I saw earlier this year that he has added George Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue to his repertoire. He'll be performing the classic piece this Sunday at the Prince Edward County Jazz ...


  10. Kevin Cuneo: 'Rhapsody' returns, by GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... phenom, will team with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Daniel Boico, to play George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue." Anyone who attended school or worked within earshot of the bells at St. Peter Cathedral has a measure of ...


  11. Eating, Drinking & Seeing in Paris (and beyond): 5 Favorites in June & JulyRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Lost In Cheeseland

    ... literary greats and artists like James Joyce, Marcel Proust (who had their first and only meeting here) and George Gershwin whose "An American in Paris" came to life while as a guest in one of the hotel's suites. Once sold to the French government ...


  12. Concord singers welcome women to open sing, Sept. 8, in SummitRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... to the more modern works of Gwyneth Walker, Rogers & Hammerstein, Z. Randall Stroope, Clifton Noble, Jr. and George Gershwin. Concord Singers gives two main concerts per year, a holiday concert in December and a spring concert in May. This year's ...


  13. Cole Porter at the Proms: anything goes?Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... of half a dozen truly important songwriters from a golden era, alongside Richard Rodgers, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern and Irving Berlin," says Wilson. "Each of them gave us something unique. In Porter's case it was that patina of ...


  14. Marrowstone Music Festival concludes with concert at Mount Baker TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... members at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. The program features George Gershwin's "An American in Paris;" Antonín Dvorák's Slavonic Dances; Serge Rachmaninoff's "Caprice Bohémien, Op. 12;" and ...


  15. Marcus Roberts Trio to teach Redlands Bowl how to grooveRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Jazz pianist Marcus Robert will bring his eponymous trio to the stage of the Redlands Bowl next week, with a combination of classic standards from jazz greats such as Cole Porter, Thelonious Monk, and George Gershwin, and original tunes from Roberts himself.


  16. 'The Sound of Charleston' a musical journey through Lowcountry historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Island Packet

    ... Grace' during a visit to Charleston," said the show's creator Bill Perry. Or that legendary composer George Gershwin spent part of the summer of 1934 composing "Porgy & Bess" on nearby Folly Beach. "The show really highlights aspects of Charleston's ...


  17. Music Under the Stars ends SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    ... and Screen," and will include lots of show tunes, from Elmer Bernstein's score for The Magnificent Seven and George Gershwin's An American in Paris, to John Williams' Star Wars Trilogy. Appearing in the guest slot will be female performers - the Off ...


  18. Paris' New 5-Star Hotel Is the First in a Wave Targeted at Asian TravelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Skift

    ... travelers from China and other Asian markets. A stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe, in a building where George Gershwin composed "An American in Paris" in 1928, the Peninsula opened its doors on Aug. 1, becoming the French capital's latest ...


  19. Pan On A Higher Note ends in successRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    It may be argued that famous composer the late George Gershwin and famous pan player/composer our own Len "Boogsie" Sharpe are both innovators of a new music considered as neither classical nor popular, but draws its techniques from many sources and forms of musical knowledge.


  20. PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Noted Jazz Flutist Peter H. Bloom to Perform with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | All About Jazz

    , acclaimed for their virtuosity and versatility, will perform up-tempo jazz standards by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael and other legendary tunesmiths in Islesboro (August 14 at 7:30 pm), West Kennebunk (August 17 at ...