The Musical Life of the Gershwins

The Musical Life of the Gershwins

Sat, Oct 7th, 2017 7:30 pm
5114 N. Charles Street
United States

Edward Polochick, conductor
John Nauman, piano
Jonathan Palevsky, narrator
CAB Chamber Orchestra and Chorus

The season begins with the works and legacy of America’s beloved George and Ira Gershwin. WBJC’s Jonathan Palevsky will guide you through an evening of the music and songs that became the very definition of Broadway and the Jazz Age. A magical evening set in Friends School beautiful new concert hall, with performances by the prize-winning American pianist John Nauman.

Overture to Girl Crazy; I Got Rhythm Variations for piano and orchestra;
Selections from Porgy and Bess; Rhapsody in Blue for piano and orchestra, Promenade;
And songs including Embraceable You, Fascinatin’ Rhythm, Love is Here to Stay, Slap that Bass, and Someone to Watch Over Me

Sponsored by the Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation in memory of Ruth Blaustein Rosenburg, and the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust.
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