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  1. Megan Hilty and NJSO Pops blaze with blistering Broadway blockbustersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 |

    ... her stage command and the courage she displays, remaining motionless, drawing the audience toward her. George Gershwin's immortal "Someone to Watch Over Me" was the first of four numbers that gave Megan Hilty the chance to show off her greatest ...


  2. Princeton Symphony Presents Entertaining Pops ProgramRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Town Topics

    ... Schmidt. The most interesting orchestration of the evening belonged to Bernard Herrmann's Psycho Suite , George Gershwin's An American in Paris (as arranged by Mr. Richman) and Mr. Richman's own arrangements of five love songs from movies. ...


  3. Flash Friday: Ninety-Two Years Ago Today, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue PremieresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 |

    ... from many composers in an attempt to demonstrate jazz's suitability for the concert halls. By that time George Gershwin had contributed songs or full scores to nineteen Broadway productions and had composed the experimental one-act jazz opera BLUE ...


  4. Gershwin Debuts 'Rhapsody in Blue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | BellaOnline

    ... classical music?A' and A'What is American music?A' Rhapsody in Blue is an example of one, but not the other. George Gershwin took up the piano at age 10, but he received little formal training. Like many a young man later in history, he soon started ...


  5. Historic Beer Birthday: Andrew MacElhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Brookston Beer Bulletin

    ... including such "Lost Generation" writers as F Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway. George Gershwin supposedly wrote "An American In Paris" there, and it has been visited by many movie stars over the years, from Humphrey Bogart to ...


  6. Eifman Ballet, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall revisit Segerstrom CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 |

    ... "Up and Down" is great fun in between all the doom and gloom, with a lot of frenetic dancing to the music of George Gershwin. Franz Schubert, Alban Berg and other composers contribute to the alternately sunny and moody soundscape of the piece. ...


  7. Duchy Ballet's rhapsodies in blue for 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Cornish Guardian

    In its 20th year, Duchy Ballet is reliving the iconic Hans Christian Anderson fairytale The Snow Queen, which inspired the hit Disney movie, Frozen. As part of this double header, the company will also be celebrating the show tunes of George Gershwin, a must-see for all lovers of Strictly Come Dancing.


  8. The subtly cool Ben Folds performs classicalFeb 3, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Folds' concerto-only concert, the San Diego Symphony will also perform music by Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin. The same program will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (340 N. Escondido Blvd., ...


  9. Warm your heart this Valentinea s Day with a An American in ParisaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Almanac

    ... of the program will open with Samuel Barber's moving “Adagio for Strings,” followed by one of George Gershwin's most popular scores and an audience favorite, “An American in Paris.”


  10. Utah Symphony and Ballet West Join Forces on Debussy's JEUXRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 |

    ... of the upcoming performance referred to the partnership as "a wonderful honor." The repertoire features George Gershwin 's An American in Paris, Louis Moreau Gottschalk's "Grande Tarantelle," followed by Maurice Ravel 's Concerto in G Major for ...


  11. Enkei gives gift of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Republic

    ... to come." Since the orchestra's formation in 1987, it has rented pianos - including a blue Steinway for a George Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue" concert in 2005 - for concerts. In recent years, that has been done at a cost of about $1,000 per ...


  12. Complete Guide to the 2016 Candidates' Favorite MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | RollingStone

    There was a time when it was adventurous for a U.S. president to like George Gershwin, as Harry Truman did when he wanted a break from his usual favorites, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. Those days are long gone: The current crop of Democratic and Republican presidential candidates like everything from 2pac's "California Love" to Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb" to Pete Seeger's "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" But how deep do they go when it comes to being music fans? Rolling Stone reached out to all the major candidates, conducting new interviews, examining rally playlists and digging deep into their musical history to find out.


  13. Gershwin & Mozart dominate DSO 2016-2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Detroit News

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's 2016-2017 season will explore the influence of popular music on classical composers, with none other than George Gershwin as the guide. Gershwin & Mozart dominate DSO 2016-2017 season The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's 2016-2017 season will explore the influence of popular music on classical composers, with none other than George Gershwin as the guide.


  14. Frequency 49 delightfully surveys American chamber works for windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 |

    ... similar refugees in Constantinople, obtaining visas to sail to New York in 1921. He was soon befriended by George Gershwin, who is credited with suggesting that Dukelsky Americanize his name. Duke then began to build a reputation as a Tin Pan Alley ...


  15. Review: Donato Cabrera and California Symphony celebrate the swing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    ANASTASIA CHERNYAVSKY Conductor Donato Cabrera led the California Symphony through a jazz-infused concert that reflected that idiom's pervasive influence on 20th-century music. Audiences rarely see five saxophones onstage at a classical music concert, but there they were Sunday afternoon at the Lesher Center, as music director Donato Cabrera led the California Symphony in the original 1924 jazz band version of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," with the young, fast-rising pianist Charlie Albright as soloist.


  16. Painted Music' to be featured at Valley Symphony performance Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 |

    ... the audience. The distinctive voice of his compositions finds its inspiration from the American spirit of George Gershwin, innovation of Philip Glass and the spontaneity of improvisations by Keith Jarrett and Dave Brubeck. The first sketches and ...


  17. Crazy for Gershwin: Wichita Symphony celebrates music of iconic composerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Wichita Symphony Orchestra is launching its first Symphonic WinterFest with four concerts, a classic film and even a swing dance party spread over the next two weekends. "When we think of the era of the 1920s and 1930s, we think of 'The Great Gatsby,' the Follies and flapper girls, the Jazz Age and the incomparable team of composer George Gershwin and his brother and lyricist, Ira," says Don Reinhold, CEO of the Wichita Symphony.


  18. Don't Look Back - EP - Joe JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Watersblogged

    ... iTunes now. In his 1999 memoir, A Cure for Gravity: A Musical Pilgrimage, Joe Jackson writes approvingly of George Gershwin as a musician who kept one foot in the popular and one in the classical realms of music. Like Gershwin, Jackson possesses a ...


  19. Photo Flash: Musical Theater Boy Band Collabro Attends an American in Paris on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 |

    ... film, An American in Paris brings this classic tale to Broadway for the first time with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin , a book by Craig Lucas and direction and choreography by Christopher Wheeldon . An American in Paris won ...


  20. Paul Bisaccia to Perform at Avon Public Library on Sunday, Feb. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 |

    ... hands of this talented artist, all will sparkle. The audience will be treated to a generous helping of George Gershwin standards-a trademark of Bissacia's-and, in celebration of the new Tony award winning Broadway musical hit, Paul's exciting new ...