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San Francisco Symphony – A Salute to Gershwin

San Francisco Symphony – A Salute to Gershwin

GERSHWIN – Overture to Girl Crazy 

GERSHWIN – Rhapsody in Blue

GERSHWIN – An American in Paris

The SF Symphony lights up the stage with the unforgettable music of a Jazz Age legend: George Gershwin. Featuring the show-stopping talents of Broadway vocalist Capathia Jenkins, and award-winning pianist Andrew von Oeyen, hear a dazzling selection of classic Gershwin showpieces, including “Summertime,” “Fascinatin’ Rhythm,” An American in Paris, and his most famous work, Rhapsody in Blue.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Join us for the 25th anniversary of our quintessential Fourth of July celebration. A mesmerizing joint concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band, the premier touring musical representatives of the United States Army, overwhelms Greenfield Village with goodwill. The finale is the DSO’s stirring rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, played in harmony with authentic cannon fire under a canopy of fireworks.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Join us for the 25th anniversary of our quintessential Fourth of July celebration. A mesmerizing joint concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band, the premier touring musical representatives of the United States Army, overwhelms Greenfield Village with goodwill. The finale is the DSO’s stirring rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, played in harmony with authentic cannon fire under a canopy of fireworks.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Join us for the 25th anniversary of our quintessential Fourth of July celebration. A mesmerizing joint concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band, the premier touring musical representatives of the United States Army, overwhelms Greenfield Village with goodwill. The finale is the DSO’s stirring rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, played in harmony with authentic cannon fire under a canopy of fireworks.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – 25th Annual Salute to America

Join us for the 25th anniversary of our quintessential Fourth of July celebration. A mesmerizing joint concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band, the premier touring musical representatives of the United States Army, overwhelms Greenfield Village with goodwill. The finale is the DSO’s stirring rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, played in harmony with authentic cannon fire under a canopy of fireworks.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Heroes Benefit Concert

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Heroes Benefit Concert

Artists
Michelle Merrill, conductor
John Kimura Parker, piano
Wei Yu, cello

Program
BLOCH From Jewish Life, No. 1, “Prayer”
BEETHOVEN Allegretto scherzando from Symphony No. 8
BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture
DVOŘÁK Adagio – Allegro molto from Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
BERNSTEIN “Times Square: 1944” from Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue