Russian Gershwin

Friday, September 24, 2010, 8:00 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. No other American composer straddles as many musical worlds. In the realm of popular song and jazz, Gershwin’s genius has long been celebrated. In the world of classical music, he was long marginalized as a “pops” composer —but no […]

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Gershwin: Take-Five

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, 5:30–7:00 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. With pianists Genadi Zagor and Vakhtang Kodanashvili, and Gershwin biographer Richard Crawford: Gershwin performances and improvisations.

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Gershwin Songbook

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, 8:00–10:00 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. The University of Maryland School of Music Faculty Jazz Ensemble (with vocalists) led by Chris Vadala perform Embraceable You, I Got Rhythm, and other Gershwin standards.

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