George Gershwin Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. New Philharmonic to Continue 40th Season with an Evening of Gershwin at the MacRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 |

    New Philharmonic the professional orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, continues its 40th Anniversary Season with "An Evening of Gershwin" at the MAC Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.; free pre-concert MAC Chats will precede each concert beginning at 6:30 and 2 p.m.respectively. "Though he only lived to age 38, George Gershwin 's compositions earned him a place as one of the best known, best loved American composers of classical and pop and movie score music in the 20th Century.


  2. Happy Trails an American in Paris! Celebrate a S'Wonderful Run on Broadway With Our Favorite MomentsRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2016 |

    ... choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon , making his Broadway directing debut. Featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Lucas , the creative team also includes Tony Award ...


  3. Concert Review: Pianist to set sails of Windmill off on its next, 50-year rotationRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Boston Standard

    ... debut in 1985 and has also played around Britain, Germany and Japan, including works by Chopin, Saint-Saens, George Gershwin and Scott Joplin. It is Haruki's third appearance at the Windmill Studio Concerts and for more details, you can call Bettina ...


  4. 'Of Thee I Sing' strikes right chord with political satireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Miami Hurricane

    ... sets the tone for presidential elections in the United States. The masterfully upbeat musical style of George Gershwin is omnipresent in the musical's soundtrack, which features a couple of subtle references to "Rhapsody in Blue" and "An American in ...


  5. Gabriel Prokofiev ruled with 'When the City Rules'Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    ... of a city waking up, and then the midday noise of horns, machines, clattery rhythms. I heard echoes of George Gershwin's 'An American in Paris,' Leonard Bernstein's 'West Side Story,' Aaron Copland's 'Quiet City,' Manuel de Falla's 'Nights in the ...


  6. Topeka Symphony, Festival Singers begin new seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Alexander Tutunov, a pianist born in the former Soviet Union, will join the Topeka Symphony Orchestra to perform American composer George Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F at the orchestra's 71st season opener at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at White Concert Hall on the campus of Washburn University. Kevin Kellim will start his 30th year of directing the Topeka Festival Singers when it performs its 33rd season opener at 7:30 pm.


  7. The L.A. Phila s opening gala at Disney Hall finds Dudamel & Co. in full jazz swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... "An American in Paris," a carry-over from Dudamel's 2011 Gershwin gala. There were other bits of symphonic George Gershwin and Duke Ellington, along with jazzy Leonard Bernstein. Broadway stars Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty provided a ...


  8. Soloist James Dick performs Gershwin's Piano ConcertoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2016 | Copper Basin News

    ... More at - Dawson's under-the-radar Negro Folk Symphony and the very popular Piano Concerto in F by George Gershwin open the season of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra on . This program highlighting music of the Americas also includes Conga ...


  9. UT Symphony Orchestra to play with Phoenix Symphony music director Tito MunozRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Daily Texan

    ... Monday night contains two standards, "Appalachian Spring" by Aaron Copland and "An American in Paris" by George Gershwin, both of which are commonly performed in America. The performance also includes works by Leonard Bernstein and Adam Schoenberg. ...


  10. WSOa s a Made in Americaa looks at countrya s contributions to musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... at 8 p.m. Oct. 15 at Trinity High School. Doors open at 6 p.m. One of the concert's featured pieces will be George Gershwin's “Concerto in F,” played by Tom Roberts of Pittsburgh. “For me, the Gershwin piece is so incredibly ...


  11. Lang Lang gets looseRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2016 | China Daily

    Savoring a detour from his classical music focus, the star pianist tea ms up with some jazzy collaborators, Chen Nan reports. American jazz musician Herbie Hancock teamed up with Chinese pianist Lang Lang for a six-minute version of George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue at the Grammy Awards ceremony in 2008.


  12. Musicals: Autumnal song and dance around the Philly areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 |

    ... The Broadway musical based on the wondrous 1951 picture, itself a fantasia of the Gershwins' great tunes and George Gershwin's orchestral composition. You'll be singing. (215-893-1999, ) (Merriam Theater, Dec. 27-31). The ...


  13. U-M Orchestra to Perform New Editions of Gershwin MasterpiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 |

    The University Symphony Orchestra at the University of Michigan will perform two George Gershwin masterpieces-"An American in Paris" and "Concerto in F" -in new critical editions that reveal, for the first time in decades, the composer's original intent for the works. The original states of each composition were revealed during research for the "George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition," the lead project of the U-M Gershwin Initiative, based at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.


  14. Colorado Springs Philharmonic's 90th season kicks off with 'Symphonic Dances'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... Springs Philharmonic. Featuring "For Spacious Skies " by Anthony DiLorenzo, "Piano Concerto in F major" by George Gershwin and "Symphonic Dances" by Sergei Rachmaninoff, with conductor Josep Caballe-Domenech and pianist Charlie Albright, 7:30 p.m. ...


  15. Austin band, dance team present - Summertime!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Fort Bend Sun

    ... School show is entitled "Summertime!" The music in the show comes from the well-known American composer, George Gershwin. Musical selections include: "Rhapsody in Blue"; "Summertime from Porgy and Bess"; "Second Rhapsody"; and "An American in ...


  16. Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in an American in Paris - West End Production Announces Full CastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 |

    Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon 's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film . An American in Paris features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas .


  17. ?Rhapsody in Blue? Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 SeasonRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 |

    In its earliest days, jazz was the music of brothels and bars in the "red-light" districts of cities such as New Orleans. But in the Roaring 20s, bandleader Paul Whiteman commissioned songwriter George Gershwin to write a piece merging classical music with elements of the newly emerging sounds of jazz.


  18. Del Parkinson hosts yearly recitalRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Arbiter

    ... from musicals and operas composed by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Henry Conwell, Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin. The composers mentioned all connect in some aspect. For instance, for Beethoven's Farewell Sonata, Parkinson included ...


  19. Notescape And Jeff Hughes Plan End Of Summer ConcertRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2016 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... jazz style, the Wailers will present a program of hot 1920s and 1930s tunes by great American composers like George Gershwin, Walter Donaldson, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Jerome Kern. Jeff Hughes, cornet aficionado and Falmouth resident, leads ...


  20. Costa Mesa woman kicks up a storm at 90th birthday partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | The Wave

    ... to the sounds of swing and classic jazz, motivated by her earliest influences Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, George Gershwin and her father, who worked as an orchestra leader and making music for films. With her daughter Sue, a part-time tap dance ...