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Rhapsody in Blue

Donato Cabrera, conductor
Thomas Lauderdale, piano

Part 3 of the CSO's American Roots Festival

Program:
Dvoƙák:  Overture to Humoresque
Joplin:  Overture to Treemonisha
Weill:  Little Threepenny Music
Gershwin:  Rhapsody in Blue
Antheil:  Jazz Symphony
Stravinsky:  Scherzo a la Russe

This concert offers not only Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, the all-time classic synthesis of Carnegie Hall and Tin Pan Alley, but two more pieces with similar flavors by Gershwin’s fellow American, George Antheil, and German composer Kurt Weill.