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Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts will be rededicated as Marian Anderson Hall, home of The Philadelphia Orchestra



Gershwin & More


Jan 12, 2024
8:00 PM

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Peter Donohoe, piano

George Gershwin:
Cuban Overture
Variations on “I Got Rhythm”
Concerto in F

Rhapsody in Blue

John Williams:
Theme from Jurassic Park
Raiders March
Star Wars Suite

Duke Ellington:
A Medley, arr Calvin Custer

Luc Radu:
A Soldier’s Return

George Enescu:
Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11

Our traditional January concert returns as a joyful celebration of music by
Gershwin “and more” great American composers, featuring internationally
renowned British piano virtuoso, Peter Donohoe. Well-known Gershwin favorites, movie themes of John Williams, and popular songs of Duke Ellington are complemented by two works of special note: the fabulous Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 of George Enescu, first introduced here four years ago, and the premiere of the medley A Soldier’s Return, a rousing new work by young film and television composer Luc Radu.

Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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