George & Ira
George and Ira Gershwin will always be remembered as the songwriting team whose voice was synonymous with the sounds and style of the Jazz Age.
Porgy and BessBuy Tickets
A new production of the opera, directed by Matthew Wild and conducted by Wayne Marshall Starring Eric Greene & Simon Shibambu (alternating as Porgy), Nicole Cabell & Jeanine de Bique (alternating as Bess), Nadine Benjamin & Brandie Sutton (alternating as Clara), Nmon Ford & Garrett Keast (alternating as Crown), Ray M. Wade & Zwakele Tshabalala (alternating as Sportin' Life), Mary Elizabeth Williams & Pumeza Matshikiza (alternating as Serena), and Tichina Vaughn (Maria) With the Wiener KammerOrchester and the Cape Town Opera Chorus
2020 Fall for Dance FestivalBuy Tickets
Excerpts from the Who Cares? ballet filmed live on-stage at New York City Center! Featuring Ashley Bouder, Tiler Peck & Brittany Pollack Available for online viewing from October 26 to November 1, 2020
Branford Marsalis Plays GershwinBuy Tickets
Online event streaming from Meymandi Concert Hall An American in Paris, Lullaby & Suite from Porgy and Bess Branford Marsalis, saxophone North Carolina Symphony
The Great American Song BookBuy Tickets
Crazy for You overture, suites from An American in Paris & Porgy and Bess, and songs from the Gershwin catalog La Porte County Symphony Orchestra Dr. Christopher Fashun, conductor Debra Bordo, mezzo-soprano
Upcoming Online Gershwin Offerings
August 31, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera’s acclaimed production of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess will be available to stream for two days over Labor Day weekend, September 4 and 5, 2020. Visit https://www.metopera.org/season/on-demand/opera/?upc=810004200944 for more details ***** And…Read More
George Gershwin Alone — Benefit for Theater Companies
August 24, 2020
The pianist, actor, and playwright Hershey Felder, whose one-man shows about the lives and music of musical geniuses from Irving Berlin to Ludwig von Beethoven and beyond have thrilled audiences around the world, will reprise…Read More
Delishious — The Latest Gershwin
November 21, 2019
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s disc Transatlantic (Fanfare Cincinnati), which includes the first recording of the critical edition of George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, was just nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance….Read More
Praise for the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Porgy and Bess
October 4, 2019
Some of the reviews Washington Post: Met Opera Offers a Porgy of Its Time That Speaks to Ours New York Times: A Splendid Porgy and Bess Opens the Met Opera Season New York Magazine: A Gorgeous Porgy…Read More
In Honor of George Gershwin’s 121st Birthday
September 26, 2019
The captivating new book Summertime: George Gershwin’s Life in Music (W. W. Norton; $39.95) is the culmination of nearly twenty years of research by Richard Crawford, Emeritus Professor of Musicology at the University of Michigan….Read More
“Rhythm Is Gonna Get You”: Gershwin Prize Celebrates the Music of Emilio and Gloria Estefan
March 25, 2019
On May 3, 2019, PBS will broadcast the awarding of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to two of the most popular entertainers and songwriters of the past thirty years: Emilio and…Read More
An American in Paris: The Musical Returns to Cinemas!
March 18, 2019
Due to popular demand, the film of the musical version of An American in Paris, recorded during its run at London’s West End in 2017, returns to cinemas in the UK beginning on May 7,…Read More
Gershwin Items At Auction in October
September 26, 2018
For anyone wishing to celebrate today’s 120th anniversary of George Gershwin’s birth with a purchase, Heritage Auctions has two fabulous items open for bids next month. On October 12, a highly-unusual Cecil Beaton photographic portrait…Read More
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