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.
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Porgy and Bess returns to the Metropolitan Opera for the first time in nearly 30 years! Performances added through February 15, 2020! "A splendid new production." Anthony Tommasini, New York Times “The great success of James Robinson’s production is creating a sense of the community of Catfish Row….” James Jorden, The Observer “[The production is] luxuriously cast, from the title roles to the smallest cameos….” Heidi Waleson, Wall Street Journal This production, directed by James Robertson, stars Eric Owens (Porgy), Angel Blue (Bess), Golda Schultz (Clara), Latonia Moore (Serena), Denyce Graves (Maria), Frederick Ballentine (Sportin' Life), Alfred Walker (Crown), and Ryan Speedo Green (Jake). Porgy and Bess will be broadcast live in cinemas on February 1, 2020.
The Tony Award-nominated musical by Alfred Uhry, featuring songs written by Ira Gershwin with Kurt Weill, comes to the Leipzig Opera
An American in Paris Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra Mario Venzago, conductor
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Rhapsody in Blue Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra Neal Gittleman, conductor Gabriela Martinez, piano
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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