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Rhapsody in Blue

Presented by presented by
Venue: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Tickets start at $35.00

Overview

Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano
Pacific Symphony

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

Program Info