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Thibaudet Plays Gershwin

Sunday, August 4, 2019, 12:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Orchestra

Alasdair Neale, Conductor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano, Artist-in-Residence


Overture to Candide


Concerto in F Major for Piano and Orchestra
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano


The Pines of Rome

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Thibaudet Plays Gershwin

After the success of On the Town (1944) and Wonderful Town (1953), Bernstein looked to Voltaire’s novel Candide for inspiration for his third musical. Originally adapted by Lillian Hellman for Bernstein, the comedic production follows the noble youth Candide’s rather disastrous journey through the “best of all possible worlds.” ...

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Pre-Concert Chat: Thibaudet Plays Gershwin

Join Associate Conductor, Sameer Patel, 45 minutes before the concert for a 30-minute, enlightening chat about Bernstein's Overture to Candide, Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F, Respighi's The Pines of Rome, 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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