‘S WONDERFUL! A Gershwin Celebration

  • Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM
    Merrill Auditorium
  • Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2:30 PM
    Merrill Auditorium

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Before the Show

The fascinating rhythms of George Gershwin conducted by Eckart Preu will fill Merrill Auditorium with the beloved “An American in Paris,” and “Rhapsody in Blue.” Jacqueline Bolier sings standards from the Gershwin songbook: “I Got Rhythm,” “Embraceable You,” “Porgy and Bess,” and more.
‘S Wonderful! ‘S Marvelous! ‘S Gershwin!


More Information

  Eckart Preu, music director finalist
Jacqueline Bolier, soprano
Terrence Wilson, piano

PROGRAM

GERSHWIN/MCBRIDE  Overture to Girl Crazy
GERSHWIN/BENNETT “I Got Rhythm” from Girl Crazy    Ms. Bolier
GERSHWIN/HOLCOMBE “Embraceable You” from Girl Crazy    Ms. Bolier
GERSHWIN/HOLCOMBE “The Man I Love”    Ms. Bolier
GERSHWIN An American in Paris
INTERMISSION
GERSHWIN/BENNETT Selections from Porgy and Bess
GERSHWIN “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess    Ms. Bolier
GERSHWIN/BENNETT “I Got Rhythm” from Girl Crazy
GERSHWIN  Promenade
GERSHWIN/RIDDLE  Our Love is Here to Stay”    Ms. Bolier
 GERSHWIN/GROFÉ  Rhapsody in Blue    Mr. Wilson
 

After the Show

Join us immediately after each concert for an on-stage Q&A session with Music Director Finalist Eckart Preu.

Concert Sponsor

Gorham Savings Bank

Pops Series Sponsor

Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram