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Work: An American in Paris

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ComposerGershwin, George (1898-1937)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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PragueDavid Robertson conducts Stravinsky & Gershwin

© Petr Kadlec
Stravinsky, Ravel, Štědroň, Gershwin
Czech Philharmonic; David Robertson; Ivo Kahánek; Lukáš Moťka; Robert Kozánek

Santiago de CompostelaWayne Marshall regresa al frente de la orquesta

Wayne Marshall regresa al frente de la orquesta
Real Filharmonía de Galicia; Wayne Marshall

PamplonaI like to be in America: Gershwin & Bernstein

I like to be in America: Gershwin & Bernstein
Gershwin, Bernstein
Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra; Manuel Hernández Silva; Juan Pérez Floristán
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French flair: Pure joy from Enrique Mazzola and the LPO

Enrique Mazzola © Eric Garault
Each of the works are particularly radiant in themselves, but made even more so as they were presented here.
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Ulster Youth Orchestra marks its quarter-century

Marking a trio of anniversaries, Debussy, Bernstein and their 25th milestone, the Ulster Youth Orchestra are welcomed home from their celebratory European tour with the warmest Irish greetings.
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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? 
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Fanfares and percussion from the NYOS

Colin Currie © Linda Nylind
Fanfares and percussion: the NYOS play an all American programme of Gershwin, Copland and welcome back NYOS alumnus Colin Currie to play Andrew Norman’s Switch.
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