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Rhapsody in Blue

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Venue: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Tickets start at $25.00

Overview

The jazz connection: Gershwin married classical music to the most unique of American art forms, while Ives’ Second Symphony alludes to popular American folk tunes including “Camptown Races,” “Turkey in the Straw” and “America the Beautiful.” Between them, Ravel’s beautiful piano concerto, also heavily influenced by jazz.

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Joseph Horowitz, artistic adviser
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Pacific Symphony

Ives:Symphony No. 2
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Running time (approximate): 2 hours and 15 minutes

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