Rhapsody in Blue
Venue: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Tickets start at $35.00
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano
CHADWICK: “Jubilee” from “Symphonic Sketches”
PRICE: “Dances in the Canebrakes”
PRICE: Piano Concerto in One Movement
GERSHWIN: “Rhapsody in Blue”
GERSHWIN: “An American in Paris”
Journey through the minds of three prolific American composers: George Chadwick, the master from the New England Conservatory; his pupil Florence Price, the first African-American woman recognized as a symphonic composer; and George Gershwin, a composer whose music is synonymous with the sound of America.
Enjoy image magnification on the big screens throughout the concert for a closer look at the musicians!
Preview Talk with host Alan Chapman at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Running time (approximate):
1 hour and 54 minutes