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May 23 Thu

Rhapsody in Blue

Sunday, May 14 2023

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Concert Timings:
May 14, 2023, 3:00 pm

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The joy of George Gershwin will fill the concert hall as host Alan Chapman explores those fascinatin’ rhythms, including Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris and other works from the Jazz Age. Who could ask for anything more?

Enjoy Tin Pan Alley classics in the lobby with pianist David Clemensen starting at 2:15 p.m.

Image magnification (IMAG): During the performance, close-ups of the orchestra musicians, conductor and guest artist will be projected onto the big screen above the orchestra.



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PROGRAM
Eubie Blake
: Charleston Rag
Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
   Jeffrey Biegel, piano
George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Kurt Weill: “Mack the Knife” from Threepenny Opera
   Denean Dyson, vocalist
   Ron Kobayashi Trio
William Christopher "W.C." Handy:  St. Louis Blues
   Denean Dyson, vocalist
   Barry Perkins, cornet
   Ron Kobayashi, keyboard
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue


This series is sponsored by: