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Composer: Gershwin, George (1898-1937)

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Year of birth1898
Year of death1937
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
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LondonProm 46: Benjamin Grosvenor & National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Jurd, Gershwin
National Youth Jazz Orchestra; Guy Barker; Benjamin Grosvenor; Mark Armstrong

Geisenheim-JohannisbergMusical-literary evening / Leonard Bernstein: 100th birthday / Friendship

Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin
Jamie Bernstein; Sebastian Knauer

ViennaUlster Youth Orchestra 25th Anniversary Concert

Bernstein, Debussy, Gershwin
Ulster Youth Orchestra; Courtney Lewis; Aoife Miskelly

BratislavaUlster Youth Orchestra 25th Anniversary Concert

Bernstein, Debussy, Gershwin
Ulster Youth Orchestra; Courtney Lewis; Aoife Miskelly

Geisenheim-JohannisbergLeonard Bernstein: 100th birthday

Bernstein, Gershwin, Weill
Alliage Quintet
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Seattle Opera's Porgy and Bess is a vocal and dramatic stunner

Angel Blue (Bess) and Alfred Walker (Porgy) © Philip Newton
Seattle Opera's memorable Porgy and Bess excels with an exceptional cast who performed with utmost sympathy for their roles.
****1
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Prom 31: An all-American concert from Minnesota Orchestra and Vänskä

Osmo Vänskä © BBC | Chris Chistodoulou
The Minnesota Orchestra’s visit offered a chance to hear Gershwin’s Piano Concerto and Ives’ Symphony no. 2, though the former suffered somewhat from an absence of spark.
***11
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Prom 6: Love laid bare in a passionate Turangalîla

Sakari Oramo conducts the BBCSO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Revelling in the luscious orchestrations and sumptuous melodies, it was a rare treat to bask in such obvious delight from both conductor and orchestra.
*****
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Brass ensemble Septura explores Ravel and Gershwin

Septura © Bethany Clarke
Why don’t brass ensembles have a regular presence in the classical concert scene, in comparison to string ensembles or at least woodwind ensembles? 
****1
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RSNO marks the Bernstein centenary

Cristian Măcelaru © Sorin Popa
It was a concert of two halves for RSNO's Bernstein tribute.
***11
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