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Composer: Gershwin, George (1898-1937)

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Year of birth1898
Year of death1937
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
April 2018
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St PöltenGarrett Keast conducts the Tonkünstler Orchester

Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington
Tonkünstler Orchestra; Garrett Keast; Savion Glover

EdinburghBernstein 100: West Side Story

Bernstein, Gershwin, Barber
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Cristian Măcelaru; George Li; RSNO Chorus

MünsterGeorge Gershwin & Leonard Bernstein

Gershwin, Bernstein
Münster Symphony Orchestra; Nicholas Milton; Joseph Moog

Saffron WaldenBernstein at 100: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Bernstein at 100: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Gershwin, Bernstein, Stravinsky, Copland
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Roderick Cox; Steven Osborne; Jessica Gillingwater

LinzOpernarien und Duette

Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Offenbach, Gounod, Bernstein, Loewe, Gershwin
KünstlerOrchester Wien; Werner Hackl; Daniela Fally; Johannes Rödhammer-Roedemer
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Parisian cafés, Manhattan cocktails bars

Denis Kozhukhin © Marco Borggreve
In the year of the centenary of Claude Debussy's death, pianist Denis Kozhukhin gave a heady and colourful performance of music by Debussy and George Gerswhin, a composer deeply influenced by his French counterpart.
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Golden glow in Sir Andrew Davis' Sibelius 1 with the BBC Philharmonic

Sir Andrew Davis © Lucas Dawson
Sir Andrew Davis conducts the BBC Philharmonic in Elgar, Rachmaninov and Sibelius with pianist Kathryn Stott.
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Variations of tension, energy and contrast in Hong Kong

Long Yu © Askonas Holt
Variations of tension, energy and contrast with Long Yu and the Hong Kong Phil.
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Portraits of the Female: Barbara Hannigan

Barbara Hannigan © Elmer de Haas
Hannigan plays with expectations, opening with a single spotlight after a complete stage blackout to dramatic effect, and I am pretty sure she was rocking slippers on stage. 
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Made in the USA: Gershwin and beyond

James Gaffigan © Daniela Kienzler
There was lots to like in the Philadelphia Orchestra's All-American Celebration for Thanksgiving.
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