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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

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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.

An American in Paris -- The Musical

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The hit musical returns to the theater where it all began!

Holiday Pops with Gershwin!

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Rhapsody in Blue Cascade Symphony Michael Miropolshy, conductor Wayne Weng, piano

New Year Concert

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Rhapsody in Blue & Girl Crazy overture Orchestra National de France Emmanuel Krivine, conductor Kevin Cole, 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….

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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….

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Reflections on Dr. James Billington

November 29, 2018

On November 20, 2018, former Librarian of Congress Dr. James Billington passed away at a hospital in Washington, DC of complications from pneumonia. He was 89. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1929, Dr. Billington…

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An American in Paris on PBS!

October 30, 2018

PBS will air the “Live Capture” of the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris as part of its Broadway’s Best series this coming Friday, November 2. The film captures the London production of the…

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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…

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