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Work: Porgy and Bess

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ComposerGershwin, George (1898-1937)
Period20th century
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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ParisKhatia & Gvantsa Buniatishvili Piano Recital

Mozart, Brahms, Liszt, Gershwin, Ravel
Khatia Buniatishvili; Gvantsa Buniatishvili
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Marin Alsop celebrates the American melting pot in Philadelphia

Marin Alsop © Grant Leighton
The program paired works of two living female composers with a suite of selections from Porgy and Bess, featuring star soprano Angel Blue.
***11
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A thoroughly worthy Porgy and Bess opens the Met's season

Eric Owens (Porgy) and Angel Blue (Bess) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
The Met’s new production is directed by James Robinson, who has the characters interacting and listening to one another as if in real life – the inhabitants of Catfish Row have known each other for all of their lives and love, pray and grieve like family.
****1
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Polished Porgy: Gershwin triumphs in Surrey

Laquita Mitchell (Bess) and Musa Ngqungwana (Porgy) © Richard Hubert Smith

Grange Park Opera’s new production of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess makes for a searingly effective evening of music and drama.

****1
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Porgy and Bess at ENO: Gershwin's music the winner

Nicole Cabell (Bess), Eric Greene (Porgy) © Tristram Kenton
Porgy and Bess isn’t a perfect opera, but English National Opera's new production is a strong one. 
****1
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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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