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Apr 21

Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax

Rhapsody in Blue
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Gershwin, An American in Paris
Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Gershwin, Prelude no. 2
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Symphony Nova Scotia
Bernhard Gueller, Conductor
Peter Allen, Piano
Sat 21 Apr at 19:00

SE Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, Longview

Made in America
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Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Grofe, Grand Canyon Suite
Longview Symphony
Ning An, Piano
Sat 21 Apr at 20:00

Music Hall, Cincinnati

Bernstein Centennial
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Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Ives, Three places in New England
Bernstein, Divertimento for Orchestra
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Sun 22 Apr at 19:00

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

Cantate Domino
Onose, Obukohwo, My story has changed
Abraham, Itoro, Our King has arrived
Obukohwo, Vena, Jesus
Sametz, I Have Had Singing
Byrd, Mass for Four Voices: Kyrie
Byrd, Mass for 4 Voices: Agnus Dei
Bruckner, Locus Iste, gradual, WAB 23
Stanford, Beati Quorum Via, Op.38 no.3
Tchaikovsky, Dostoino yest
Senfl, Da G'laut zu Speyer
Tavener, The Lamb
Sullivan, The long day closes
Gjeilo, Northern Lights
Gershwin, Lady, Be Good: Fascinatin' Rhythym (arr. Roger Moon)
Youmans, Tea for two (arr. Peter Gritton)
Larionov, Kalinka (arr. Bernard Dewagtere)
Brotherhood of the Cross and Star Christ Natural Choir
Obukohwo, Onose, Conductor
Obukohwo, Vena, Conductor
Witchert Chorale
David Quinn, Conductor
Thu 26 Apr at 19:30

Festspielhaus, St Pölten

Garrett Keast conducts the Tonkünstler Orchester
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Gershwin, Cuban Overture
Bernstein, Three Dance Episodes from “On the town”
Gershwin, Shall We Dance?: Promenade or Walking the Dog
Ellington, The Nutcracker Suite
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Savion Glover, Dancer
Garrett Keast, Conductor
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Thu 26 Apr at 19:00

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Talent Unlimited Showcase concert
Prokofiev, Five Melodies (arr. L. Gilbert), Op.35bis
Debussy, Violin Sonata in G minor
Mendelssohn, Song without words in B minor, Op.67 no.5
Gershwin, 3 Preludes
de Falla, 7 canciones populares españolas: El paño moruno
Muczynski, Sonata for Saxophone and Piano, Op.29
Iturralde, Pequena Czarda
Cristian Grajner De Sa, Violin
Renate Sokolovska, Flute
Manu Brazo, Saxophone
Thu 26 Apr at 19:00

Church of the Intercession: Crypt, New York City

The Crypt Sessions: John Holiday
Handel, Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: excerpts
Debussy, Romance
Poulenc, Banalités: Hôtel
Hahn, Si mes vers
Hahn, Vingt Mélodies: no. 8 "Offrande"
Hahn, A Chloris
Bonds, Three Dream Portraits
Works by Johnson, Hall
Morrison, Chamber Music
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Suessdorf, Karl, Moonlight in Vermont
Monk, Round Midnight
Waller, Ain't Misbehavin'
Cole, Straighten up and fly right
Howard, Fly me to the Moon
John Holiday, Countertenor
Neeki Bey, Piano
Kevin J. Miller, Piano
Fri 27 Apr at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Bernstein 100: West Side Story
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Barber, Symphony no. 1, Op.9
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
George Li, Piano
RSNO Chorus
May 01, 02, 06

Theater Münster, Münster

George Gershwin & Leonard Bernstein
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Gershwin, Girl Crazy: overture
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Münster Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Milton, Conductor
Joseph Moog, Piano
Thu 3 May at 19:00

St Paul's Cathedral, London

America in Paris Spectacular
Widor, Marche Américaine, Op.31
Barber, Toccata Festiva, Op.36
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 in C minor "Organ Symphony", Op.78: Allegro
City of London Sinfonia
Timothy Wakerell, Organ
Simon Johnson, Conductor
Sat 5 May at 19:30

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Bernstein at 100: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Bernstein at 100: BBC Symphony Orchestra
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Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, Symphony no. 1, "Jeremiah"
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Copland, Appalachian Spring: Suite
Roderick Cox, Conductor
Steven Osborne, Piano
Jessica Gillingwater, Voice
Sun 6 May at 11:00

Brucknerhaus, Linz

Opernarien und Duette
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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
Mozart, Così fan tutte, K588: Una donna a quindici anni
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: Non più andrai
Mozart, Don Giovanni, K527: Là ci darem la mano
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (Temporale / Gewittermusik)
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Una voce poco fa
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): La calunnia e un venticello
Verdi, Nabucco: Overture
Verdi, Rigoletto: Caro nome
Verdi, Don Carlo: Ella giammai m'amo
Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann : Barcarolle
Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann) (Arie der Olympia)
Gounod, Faust: Le veau d'or
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, West Side Story: I Feel Pretty
Loewe, My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night
Loewe, My Fair Lady (Getting Married in the Morning)
Loewe, My Fair Lady (The Embassy Waltz)
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: I Got Plenty o'Nothin' (Porgy and Bess)
Gershwin, Porgy & Bess: Bess, you is my woman now
Bernstein, Candide: Glitter and Be Gay
KünstlerOrchester Wien
Daniela Fally, Soprano
Werner Hackl, Conductor
Johannes Rödhammer-Roedemer, Bass
Sun 6 May at 11:00

Discovery Centre, Winchester

Pelléas Ensemble
Dubois, Terzettino
Corelli, Trio Sonata Op. 3 No. 2 in D major
Rachmaninov, Prelude in G major, Op.32 no.5
Gershwin, A Foggy Day
Gershwin, Love walked in
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin: Suite
Pelléas Ensemble
Sun 6 May at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien / Fray / Metzmacher
Gershwin, Cuban Overture
Schoenberg, Piano Concerto, Op.42
Ives, Holiday Symphony: The Fourth of July
Zimmermann, Alagoana (Caprichos Brasileiros) Ballet Suite
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
David Fray, Piano
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
Sat 12 May at 19:30

Veterans Park Amphitheater, Albany

Swingin' on the River
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Bernstein, Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Works by Gershwin
Works by Ellington
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Sat 12 May at 12:00

Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Conciertos del Sábado: Orígenes del canto popular. Barbershop
Ellington, Hit Me with a Hot Note
Wonder, You are the sunshine of my life
Wilson, I get around
Davido, If
Miranda, Lin-Manuel, You’ll be back
van Heusen, Ring-a-ding Ding
Monnot, If you love me, really love me
Herman, Hello, Dolly: It only takes a moment
Wonder, Isn’t she lovely
Works by Johnson, Buddy
Styne, Just in time
Menken, If I never knew you
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: I Got Rhythm
Forefront
Sat 12 May at 19:30

Trinity Church, Nether Street, London

Times and Seasons
Bliss, Aubade for Coronation Morning
Brahms, Der Abend - The Evening , Op.64 no.2
Delius, 2 songs to be sung of a Summer Night on the Water
Kodály, Evening Song
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Summertime
David Lardi, Conductor
Finchley Chamber Choir
Finchley Chamber Ensemble
Sat 12 May at 19:30

Trinity Church, Harrow

Trinity Orchestra: Bax, Gershwin, Vaughan Williams
Bax, Tintagel
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 3, "Pastoral"
John Andrews, Conductor
Nikola Avramovic, Piano
Trinity Orchestra Harrow
Tue 15 May at 19:30

Royal Albert Hall, London

Grand Organ Celebratrion
Grand Organ Celebratrion
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Programme to include:
Works by Bach
Works by Widor
Works by Liszt
Works by Ravel
Works by Gershwin
Wayne Marshall, Organ
Olivier Latry, Organ
David Briggs, Organ
May 17, 19

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Chen, Gershwin, Bernstein
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Chen, Er Huang
Gershwin, 'I Got Rhythm' Variations
Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Orchestre National de Lyon
Long Yu, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Thu 17 May at 20:00

Opéra de Lille, Lille

Bernstein Centennial
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Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Copland, Appalachian Spring: Suite
Bernstein, Wonderful Town: Overture
Orchestre National de Picardie
Arie van Beek, Conductor
Tai Murray, Violin
Fri 18 May at 19:00

Philharmonie Luxembourg, Luxembourg

«Manhattan: The American Dream» with Stefano Bollani
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Barber, The School for Scandal: overture, Op.5
Works by Turner
Gershwin, Catfish Row: Symphonic Suite from Porgy and Bess
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Gustavo Gimeno, Conductor
Stefano Bollani, Piano
Fri 18 May at 20:00

Le Colisée, Lens

Bernstein Centennial
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Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Copland, Apalachian Suite
Bernstein, Wonderful Town: Overture
Orchestre National de Picardie
Arie van Beek, Conductor
Tai Murray, Violin
May 18 mat, 19 mat

Sumida Triphony Hall, Tokyo

JoAnn Falletta conducts the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Barber, Symphony no. 1, Op.9
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major (Yosuke Yamashita, piano)
Kernis, Musica Celestis for string orchestra
Copland, Appalachian Spring
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Yosuke Yamashita, Piano
Sat 19 May at 19:30

Appell Center for the Performing Arts: Strand Theatre, York

American Classics
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Lowden, Armed Forces Salute
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Copland, Appalachian Spring
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
York Symphony Orchestra
Lawrence Golan, Conductor
Sat 19 May at 18:00

Château de Bussy-Rabutin, Bussy-le-Grand

America, America !
Works by Chaplin
Works by Weill
Works by Rodgers
Works by Bernstein
Works by Eisler
Works by Berlin
Works by Previn
Works by Gershwin
Anne-Marine Suire, Soprano
Emmanuel Christien, Piano
May 20 mat, 21

Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle, Halle

Leonard Bernstein zum 100. Geburtstag
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Works by Adams
Works by Bernstein
Works by Gershwin
Staatskapelle Halle
Joyce Yang, Piano
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Tue 22 May at 19:00

Le phénix, Aulnoy-les-Valenciennes

Bernstein Centennial
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Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Copland, Apalachian Suite
Bernstein, Wonderful Town: Overture
Orchestre National de Picardie
Arie van Beek, Conductor
Tai Murray, Violin
Thu 24 May at 20:30

Théâtre Impérial, Compiègne

Bernstein Centennial
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Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Copland, Apalachian Suite
Bernstein, Wonderful Town: Overture
Orchestre National de Picardie
Arie van Beek, Conductor
Tai Murray, Violin
May 31, Jun 01, 03 mat

Teatro Verdi, Milan

Bernstein & Gershwin
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Bernstein, Divertimento for Orchestra
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: suite
Jader Bignamini, Conductor
Roberto Cominati, Piano
May 31, Jun 01, 03

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

Bernstein, Gershwin
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Bernstein, Divertimento for Orchestra
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: suite
Roberto Cominati, Piano
Jader Bignamini, Conductor
Sat 2 Jun at 20:00
Oranjewoud Festival

Oranjewoud Festival: Prinsenwijk (De Kom), Oranjewoud

Nigel Kennedy: Bach meets Gershwin
Nigel Kennedy: Bach meets Gershwin
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Works by Bach
Works by Kennedy
Works by Gershwin
Nigel Kennedy, Violin
Thu 7 Jun at 13:05
Borealis Saxophone Quartet: Americana '18
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Higdon, Bop
Albright, Fantasy Etudes for sax quartet
Gershwin, 3 Preludes (arr. Shlei Wolfgang)
Browning, New work, world premiere
Maslanka, Mountain Roads (selections)
Browning, Howler Back
Borealis Saxophone Quartet
Thu 7 Jun at 19:30
© Jeffrey Langford Photography
Kariné Poghosyan, Pianist, "New York Connection"
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Barber, Piano Sonata in E flat minor, Op.26
Khachaturian, Gayaneh: Lullaby (Arranged by Kariné Poghosyan)
Bartók, Piano Sonata Sz 80
Rachmaninov, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op.36
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (Composer's Arrangement)
Kariné Poghosyan, Piano
Thu 7 Jun at 13:10

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Cello Divas!
Works by Lehár
Works by Gershwin
Works by Various
CBSO Musicians, Cello
Thu 7 Jun at 19:45

Pinner Parish Church, Pinner

London Harp Quartet
Delibes, Coppélia: Prelude
Bach, Concerto for 4 keyboards and strings in A minor, BWV1065
Wood, Welsh Fantasy
Greenaway, Other (Premiere of LHQ commission)
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: I Got Rhythm
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Bissill, 3 Dance Sketches
Schubert, Ave Maria (originally Ellens Gesang III), D.839
Schubert, Gretchen am Spinnrade (Goethe), D.118
Schubert, Piano Quintet in A major, "The Trout", D.667
Massenet, Le Cid
Elizabeth Bass, Harp
Mary Reid, Harp
Heather Wrighton, Harp
Olivia Jageurs, Harp
Sat 9 Jun at 19:30

Southwark Cathedral, London

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor, "Lento Con Gran Espressione", Op. posth, B 49
Chopin, Impromptu Fantasie in C sharp minor, Op.66
Chopin, Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Debussy, Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune
Liszt, Grandes Études de Paganini S 141: no. 3 in G sharp minor, "La Campanella"
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 23 in F minor 'Appassionata', Op.57
Works by Gottschalk
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: Embraceable You
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Jun 13, 14

Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto

Brahms Symphony no. 1
Bernstein, Fancy Free (3 dances)
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Peter Oundjian, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Fri 15 Jun at 19:30

Schloss Nymphenburg: Hubertussaal, Munich

Festkonzert in Schloss Nymphenburg
Festkonzert in Schloss Nymphenburg
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Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Rossini, Streicherserenade C-Dur
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Residenz Solisten
Sat 16 Jun at 19:00

Parkstone Grammar School, Poole

Magna Sinfonia Summer Concert - Homelands
Sibelius, Finlandia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.26
Coates, A London Suite: Westminster
Grieg, Peer Gynt
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Cayenna Ponchione, Conductor
Magna Sinfonia
Sat 16 Jun at 19:30

Church of St Lawrence, West Wycombe, High Wycombe

Gershwin & Tippett for a summer evening
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: suite (arr. Robert Russell Bennettbe)
Tippett, A Child of our Time: Five negro spirituals
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: I Got Rhythm (arr. Christopher Clapham)
Wooburn Singers
Tom Hammond-Davies, Conductor
Rodney Clarke, Baritone
Simon Howat, Piano
Sun 17 Jun at 19:30

Schloss Schleissheim: Large Festive Hall, Munich

Festkonzert auf Schloss Schleißheim
Festkonzert auf Schloss Schleißheim
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Mozart, Symphony no. 35 in D major, K385 "Haffner”
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream Op.61: suite
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Residenz Solisten
Sat 23 Jun at 19:30

St George's Bristol, Bristol

A New World of Music
A New World of Music
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Barber, Second Essay For Orchestra, Op.17
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Tomas Klement, Piano
Karin Hendrickson, Conductor
Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra
Sat 23 Jun at 19:30

St Cyprian's Church, London

'Copse, Briars and Dreaming Spires' - Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra
Copland, In the beginning
Honegger, Symphony no. 4 "Deliciae Basilienses"
Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Grainger, Irish Tune from County Derry "Londonderry Air"
Vaughan Williams, An Oxford Elegy for chorus, orchestra & speaker
Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra
The Epiphoni Consort
Michael Turner, Conductor
Jun 28, 29

Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville

Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: Un americano en Sevilla
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: Un americano en Sevilla
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Tower, Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland, Clarinet Concerto
Bernstein, Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Gershwin, An American in Paris
John Axelrod, Conductor
Sebastian Mainz, Clarinet
Jun 29, 30

Rosental, Leipzig

Klassik airleben
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Works by Williams
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Fri 29 Jun at 20:00

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Music Room, Katonah

Kronos Quartet
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Works by Mingus
Works by Riley
Vrebalov, My Desert, My Rose
Works by Giddens
Anderson, Flow
Reich, Triple Quartet
Kronos Quartet
Wed 4 Jul at 13:05
Independence Day: An American in Paris
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Sondheim, Three Sondheim Waltzes
Williams, Three pieces from ‘Schindler’s List’
Gershwin, An American in Paris (arr. Madeleine Mitchell)
Bernstein, Candide: overture (arr. Harman)
Weill, Selection from 'Little Threepenny Music' (arr. Madeleine Mitchell)
Madeleine Mitchell, Violin
Kyle Horch, Saxophone
Nigel Clayton, Piano
David Wordsworth, Conductor
Wed 4 Jul at 17:00

Jerusalem Theatre: Henry Crown Hall, Jerusalem

New York - Commemorating Leonard Bernstein’s Centennial
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Bernstein, Candide: overture
Bernstein, Candide: Glitter and Be Gay
Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Copland, Clarinet Concerto
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess (Symphonic Pictures)
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
Frédéric Chaslin, Conductor
Alon Goldstein, Piano
Jul 05, 06

Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville

Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: Nueva York, Nueva York
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: Nueva York, Nueva York
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Ellington, Harlem
Gershwin, 'I Got Rhythm' Variations
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (Original jazz band version)
John Axelrod, Conductor
Juan Pérez Floristán, Piano
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla