ABOUT THIS CONCERT

Breezy tunes, breakneck pace and plenty of Jazz Age swagger make Gershwin’s Concerto a firm audience favorite, and Jean-Yves Thibaudet lends his individual style and interpretive flair to this much-loved masterpiece. Copland’s lively snapshot of a Mexico City dance hall, the familiar melodies of Porgy and Bess and music of Mexican-great Carlos Chávez complete this musical collage of color and exuberance.

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor

Pre-Concert Activities: Attend the Prelude pre-concert discussion, held 45 minutes prior to each Classical concert. Prelude is led by our Musical Ambassador Carlos Andrés Botero, and sometimes features guest artists or orchestra members.


SELECT CONCERT DATE:

Sep 27
2019
Friday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
Sep 28
2019
Saturday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
Sep 29
2019
Sunday, 2:30 PM
at Jones Hall

PROGRAM

CHÁVEZ Symphony No. 2, Sinfonía india
GERSHWIN Piano Concerto
COPLAND El Salón México
GERSHWIN Catfish Row: Symphonic Suite from Porgy and Bess

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