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Evening at Pops; Tribute To The Music Of George Gershwin, A

06/15/1995


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Series
Evening at Pops
Program
Tribute To The Music Of George Gershwin, A
Program Number

1803

Series Description

Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

This program features musical selections from Gershwin's Broadway, classical and jazz compositions. Marcus Roberts performs the "I Got Rhythm" variations followed by excerpts from the Broadway hit "Crazy For You" with stars Karen Ziemba and James Brennan. After the John Pizzarelli Trio plays "Fascinatin' Rhythm" and "Our Love Is Here To Stay," the program concludes with selections from "Porgy and Bess," featuring guest vocalist Marquita Lister, Willard White and Damon Evans, with the Tangelwood Festival Chorus , John Oliver, conductor.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Performance for a Live Audience
Topics
Music
Creators
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Tribute To The Music Of George Gershwin, A,” 06/15/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BB99F0838084BBEBCDAF748198A24AB.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Tribute To The Music Of George Gershwin, A.” 06/15/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BB99F0838084BBEBCDAF748198A24AB>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Tribute To The Music Of George Gershwin, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BB99F0838084BBEBCDAF748198A24AB
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