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Thu 16 Aug at 22:15
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 46: Benjamin Grosvenor & National Youth Jazz Orchestra
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Jurd, The Earth Keeps Spinning (World première)
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (jazz band version, orch F. Grofé)
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
National Youth Jazz Orchestra
Guy Barker, Conductor
Mark Armstrong, Conductor
Fri 17 Aug at 21:00

Knoops Park, Bremen

Sommer in Lesmona – Bremer Freitagnacht
Mendelssohn, Ruy Blas overture, Op.95
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K467
Massenet, Le Cid: VII Navarraise
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95: Adagio - Allegro molto
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Schumann, Szenen aus Goethes Faust, WoO 3: Overture
Rantala, Freedom
Lennon, All you need is love
Rantala, Final Fantasy, for piano and orchestra
Iiro Rantala, Piano
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Jonathan Bloxham, Conductor
Sun 19 Aug at 19:00
Rheingau Music Festival

Schloss Johannisberg: Fürst-von-Metternich-Saal, Geisenheim-Johannisberg

Musical-literary evening / Leonard Bernstein: 100th birthday / Friendship
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Bernstein, 13 Anniversaries (Selections)
Bernstein, West Side Story (Selections)
Copland, Four Piano Blues: Muted and Sensuous
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Jamie Bernstein, Spoken word
Sebastian Knauer, Piano

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Piano Concerto Evening: Rhapsody in Blue & Robert Schumann
Piano Concerto Evening: Rhapsody in Blue & Robert Schumann
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Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Murray McLachlan, Conductor
Eugen Indjic, Piano
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor
Thu 6 Sep at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Worbey and Farrell – four hands, one piano
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (arr. four hands, one piano)
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Festival overture in E flat major, Op.49 (arr. four hands, one piano)
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals (arr. four hands, one piano)
Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody (arr. four hands, one piano)
Various, Various pieces (arr. four hands, one piano)
Steven Worbey, Piano
Kevin Farrell, Piano
Fri 7 Sep at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

Rhapsody in Blue
Ives, Three places in New England
Schoenberg, Piano Concerto, Op.42
Sibelius, Dryaden (The Dryad), symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.45 no.1
Sibelius, Musik zu einer Szene for piano, Dance Intermezzo (for piano or orchestra) Op.45 no.2
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Kirill Gerstein, Piano
Musiikkitalon Kuoro
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Sun 9 Sep at 19:30

Schloss Schleissheim: Large Festive Hall, Munich

Festkonzert auf Schloss Schleißheim
Festkonzert auf Schloss Schleißheim
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Mozart, Ein musikalischer Spaß, K522
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.40
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, arranged for orchestra
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Munich Residenz Solisten
Andreas Skouras, Piano
Sat 15 Sep at 19:00

Brucemore Estate, Cedar Rapids

American Rhapsody
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Bernstein, On the Waterfront, Symphonic Suite
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever
Gershwin, 'I Got Rhythm' Variations
Grofe, Grand Canyon Suite
Orchestra Iowa
Hankewich, Timothy, Conductor
Thu 20 Sep at 19:30

City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow

Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’
Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’
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Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Thomas, Brio
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Songfest
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Nadine Sierra, Soprano
Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano
Michèle Losier, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Appleby, Tenor
Nmon Ford, Baritone
Musa Ngqungwana, Bass
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Sat 22 Sep at 19:30

Kloster Bronnbach: Josephsaal, Wertheim

Sebastian Knauer: The Americas: Anniversaries
Copland, 4 Piano Blues
Works by Bernstein
Works by Barber
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Sebastian Knauer, Piano
Sun 23 Sep at 15:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

‘Rhapsody in Blue’ in Edinburgh
‘Rhapsody in Blue’ in Edinburgh
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Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Thomas, Brio
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Songfest
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Nadine Sierra, Soprano
Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano
Michèle Losier, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Appleby, Tenor
Nmon Ford, Baritone
Musa Ngqungwana, Bass
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Fri 12 Oct at 19:30

Konzerthalle C.P.E Bach, Frankfurt an der Oder

Good Morning America
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Carpenter, Skyscrapers: Suite from ballet
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Ives, Central Park in the Dark
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt
Jonathan Stockhammer, Conductor
Andreas Boyde, Piano
Sat 13 Oct at 19:30

Nikolaisaal, Potsdam

Good Morning America
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Carpenter, Skyscrapers: Suite from ballet
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Ives, Central Park in the Dark
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt
Jonathan Stockhammer, Conductor
Andreas Boyde, Piano
Sat 13 Oct at 19:30

Congress Park Hanau, Rosengarten, Hanau

Bernstein & Gershwin
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Bernstein, Candide: overture
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Puts, Night for piano and orchestra (mvmt. 1)
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt
Jens Troester, Conductor
Gavin Brady, Piano
Sun 14 Oct at 19:30 and 16:00

Culture Congress Centrum, Brandenburg an der Havel

Good Morning America
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Carpenter, Skyscrapers: Suite from ballet
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Ives, Central Park in the Dark
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt
Jonathan Stockhammer, Conductor
Andreas Boyde, Piano
Tue 16 Oct at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Schubert, Impromptu no. 2 in E flat major, D.899
Schubert, Impromptu no. 3 in B flat major, D.935
Grieg, 6 Lyric Pieces: Wedding day at Troldhaugen, Op.65 no.6
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C sharp minor, S 244/2
Debussy, Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Chopin, Etude in C minor "Revolutionary" , Op.10 no.12
Chopin, Etude in G flat major, Op.10 no.5
Chopin, Polonaise no. 3 in A major "Military", Op.40 no.1
Rachmaninov, Prelude in C sharp minor for piano, Op.3 no.2
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Sat 20 Oct at 19:30

Lexington Opera House, Lexington

Bernstein & Gershwin
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Bernstein, Candide: suite
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Trouble in Tahiti (semi-staged)
Lexington Philharmonic
Scott Terrell, Conductor
Ryan Shirar, Piano
John de los Santos, Director
Wed 31 Oct at 20:00

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall: Grand Hall, St Petersburg

America
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Copland, Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
Carpenter, Skyscrapers: Suite from ballet
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Alexander Maslov, Piano
St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Mikhail Agrest, Conductor
Fri 9 Nov at 19:30

Allerheiligen Hofkirche, Munich

Residenz Gala-Konzert
Residenz Gala-Konzert
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Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Dvořák, "American " Suite in A major for orchestra, Op.98b
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Munich Residenz Solisten
Andreas Skouras, Piano
Fri 16 Nov at 20:30

Palacio de la Ópera, La Coruña

Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
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Nielsen, Symphony no. 3, "Espansiva", Op.27
Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Andrew Litton, Piano, Conductor
Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia
Tue 27 Nov at 20:00

Victoria Hall, Geneva

Honegger, MacMillan, Gershwin, Bernstein
Honegger, Symphony no. 3, "Liturgique"
MacMillan, Trombone Concerto (Swiss première)
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Jorgen van Rijen, Trombone
Lucas Debargue, Piano
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Jonathan Nott, Conductor
Fri 21 Dec at 20:30
Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Schubert, Schwanengesang D.957
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, for piano, WoO 1
Ravel, Ma Mère l'Oye: Les Entretiens de la Belle et de la Béte
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Desponds, André, Improvisation on Chopin's Etude in C major, Op.10 no.1
Jackson, Bad
Bernstein, West Side Story: Overture
Bernstein, West Side Story: A boy like that
Bernstein, West Side Story: I have a love
Bernstein, West Side Story: Maria
Bernstein, West Side Story: Tonight
Bernstein, West Side Story: Mambo
Gershwin Piano Quartet
Dec 30, 31

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Konzert zu Silvester
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Weill, Songs: selection
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Ellington, The Nutcracker Suite for Big Band
Lahav Shani, Conductor
Till Brönner, Trumpet
Staatskapelle Berlin
Till Brönner Orchestra
2019 Jan 01, 02

Kursaal Bern, Bern

Neujahrskonzert
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Gershwin, Strike Up the Band: Overture
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Bernstein, Candide: overture
Warlop, Swing concerto
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
Wayne Marshall, Conductor
Makoto Ozone, Piano
Alexis Vincent, Violin
Calogero Presti, Clarinet
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Tue 1 Jan 2019 at 18:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen in Köln
Haydn, Symphony no. 101 in D major "The Clock"
Sibelius, Two humoresques for violin and orchestra, Op.87
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Rantala, Freedom
Rantala, Anyone with a heart
Rantala, Tears for Esbjörn
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Iiro Rantala, Piano
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
2019 Jan 04, 05, 06 mat

Jones Hall, Houston

Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue
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Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Andres, Paraphrase on Themes of Brian Eno
Milhaud, The Creation of the World (La création du monde), Op.81: suite
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Houston Symphony
Jeffrey Kahane, Piano, Conductor
Wed 16 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

Meisterkonzert im Herkulessaal
Meisterkonzert im Herkulessaal
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Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, K504 "Prague”
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.40
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Dvořák, 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Munich Residenz Solisten
Andreas Skouras, Harpsichord
Sat 19 Jan 2019 at 20:00

University of Southampton: Turner Sims, Southampton

Alessandro Taverna
Bach, Cantata, BWV208: Aria "Schafe können sicher weiden"
Liszt, Auf dem Wasser zu singen, S 558 no. 2 (transcribed from Schubert D 774)
Liszt, Ständchen "Horch, horch! die Lerch" S 558 no. 9 (transcribed from Schubert's D 889)
Liszt, Gretchen am spinnrade, D 558 no. 8 (transcribed from Schubert D 118)
Liszt, Die Forelle (transcribed from Schubert), S 563/6
Liszt, Erlkönig (transcribed from Schubert), S 558 no.4
Liszt, Réminiscences de Don Juan
Bach, Violin partita no. 3 in E major, BWV1006
Liszt, Rigoletto: Paraphrase de Concert, S 434
Strauss II, Schatz Waltz (Treasure waltz), Op.418
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Alessandro Taverna, Piano
Mon 21 Jan 2019 at 19:00
Cobla Marinada: Rhapsody in Blue and the Americas
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Lamote de Grignon, Rosa del Folló
Serra i Bonal, Records de ma terra
Morera i Viura, Serra amunt
Vives, Goig i planys
Garreta, Llicorella
Guinovart, Nocturn a Solsona
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (Arr. B. Castillejo)
Timon, The strange case of the Emporium Epic Bells (Estreno)
Albert Guinovart, Piano
Cobla Marinada, Cobla
Marc Timon, Conductor
2019 Jan 31, Feb 01, 02

Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma: Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome

Schoenberg, Gershwin
Schoenberg, Pelleas und Melisande, Op.5
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Gershwin, An American in Paris
Conrad Tao, Piano
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Thu 14 Feb 2019 at 20:15
© Eduardus Lee
Valentine Classics at the Movies
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Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): Overture
Barry, James Bond Medley
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, West Side Story: Overture
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18 (Adagio sostenuto)
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
Bizet, Carmen: Toreador March
Noord Nederlands Orkest
Pavel Baleff, Conductor
Wibi Soerjadi, Piano
Harry Piekema, Presenter
Sat 16 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

William Grant Still & the Harlem Renaissance: Symphony No. 1
Ellington, Black, Brown and Beige
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Ellington, Harlem
Still, Afro-American Symphony no.1
Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
Charlotte Blake Alston, Presenter
Aaron Diehl, Piano
Sat 13 Apr 2019 at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Cine y música con la Orquesta Nacional de España
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Márquez, Danzón no. 2
Revueltas, La noche de los mayas
Michel Camilo, Piano
Orquesta Nacional de España
Alondra de la Parra, Conductor
Fri 26 Apr 2019 at 20:30

Palacio de Congresos de Cáceres, Cáceres

Sinfónico 10: Dos instrumentos en uno...
Sinfónico 10: Dos instrumentos en uno...
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Piazzolla, Aconcagua, Concerto for Bandoneon
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Barber, Symphony no. 1, Op.9
Claudio Constantini, Accordion
Orquesta de Extremadura
Jaume-Blai Santonja Espinos, Conductor
Sat 27 Apr 2019 at 18:00

The Norwegian Opera and Ballet, Oslo

KORK at the Opera House
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Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
2019 Jun 05, 06

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

Orchestre de Paris
Still, Poem for Orchestra
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Dawson, Negro Folk Symphony
Zimmermann, Nobody knows de trouble I see
Campo, Suite Cubana
Håkan Hardenberger, Trumpet
Stefano Bollani, Piano
Thomas Hengelbrock, Conductor
Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 12:15

Reformierte Kirche Zug, Zug

Lunchkonzert Sommer
Rubtsov, Matisse Sextett für Bläserquintett und Klavier
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (bearb. für Klavier und Bläser)
Zuger Sinfonietta
Tobias Rütti, Piano
2019 Jun 14, 15

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

Jazz with Michel Camilo
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Márquez, Danzón no. 2
Camilo, Piano Concerto No. 1 (HK premiere)
Ginastera, Dance suite from the ballet Estancia, Op.8a
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Ernest Martinez Izquierdo, Conductor
Michel Camilo, Piano