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  • Sat, Jan 27, 8 pm

    Mahaffey Theater

  • Sun, Jan 28, 2 pm

    Straz Center

Gershwin Celebration: Pops Concert

Celebrate George Gershwin’s 125th birthday! An all-Gershwin tribute to the composer and pianist who ingeniously blended popular, jazz and classical genres to create a whole new style of music. Featuring ‘S Wonderful, The Man I Love, Porgy & Bess selections, An American in Paris and more. John Morris Russell conducts.

KIDS & TEENS TICKETS: Ages 5 – 18 can get $20 tickets in advance for all Pops concerts. At least one paying adult purchase is required per order, and other restrictions apply. These tickets are available only through The Florida Orchestra Ticket Center. For more information and tickets, call 727.892.3337.

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Celebración de Gershwin

¡Celebre el 125 cumpleaños de George Gershwin! Un tributo exclusivo de Gershwin al compositor y pianista que combinó ingeniosamente géneros populares, jazz y clásico para crear un estilo de música completamente nuevo. Con selecciones de ‘S Wonderful, The Man I Love, Porgy & Bess, An American in Paris y más. Dirige John Morris Russell.

For a printable version of the repertoire, click here.

George Gershwin (1898-1937)

Cuban Overture*

S’Wonderful

The Man I Love

Fascinating Rhythm

Arr. Bennett
Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture

– Intermission –

I Got Rhythm, Variations for Piano and Orchestra*

Arr. Brohn
I Got Rhythm, Variations for Violin and Orchestra*

I Got Rhythm (vocal)

An American in Paris*

* European American Music Distributors Corp.

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  • Sat, Jan 27, 8 pm

    Mahaffey Theater

  • Sun, Jan 28, 2 pm

    Straz Center

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