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Pops Night: The Music of George Gershwin

Saturday, August 17, 2019, 12:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Orchestra

Teddy Abrams, Conductor and Piano

Morgan James, Voice

Alasdair Neale, Conductor


Armed Forces Salute

Selections from Porgy and Bess
Morgan James, Voice

Rhapsody in Blue
Teddy Abrams, Piano
Alasdair Neale, Conductor

‘S Wonderful
I’ve Got A Crush On You
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Embraceable You from Girl Crazy 
Overture to Of Thee I Sing
I Got Rhythm from Girl Crazy
Morgan James, Voice

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Pops Night: The Music of George Gershwin

Born in Brooklyn to non-musical Russian immigrants, Gershwin could hardly have imagined early in his life that he would end up feeling equally at home at so many different venues across the bridge: Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and the great concert halls around the city.  His parents originally believed that his brother Ira would be the musical one in the family ...

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Pre-Concert Chat: The Music of George Gershwin

Join Associate Conductor, Sameer Patel, 45 minutes before the concert for a 30-minute, enlightening chat about George Gershwin's masterpieces, and what to look for during the performance. Join in person on the lawn next to the Paver Bar or live stream audio on your phone at the link below.

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Sun Valley Pavilion
300 Dollar Rd
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 United States
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