Event Calendar

Porgy and Bess

John DeMain, conductor
Xiayin Wang, piano
Jonita Lattimore, soprano
Kevin Deas, bass-baritone
Columbus Symphony Chorus

Program:
ELLINGTON:  Les trios rois noirs (The Three Black Kings)
GERSHWIN:  Piano Concerto in F
GERSHWIN/BENNETT:  Porgy and Bess

Enjoy some of George Gershwin’s greatest music including extensive selections from his glorious opera Porgy and Bess (“Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” “Bess, You Is My Woman Now” and his brilliant and bluesy Piano Concerto. An orchestral suite by jazz legend Duke Ellington completes the bill with an uplifting tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.