January 22, 2017
| 3:00 PM | Peoria Civic Center Theater
Gershwin's Magic Key,
Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris
George Stelluto, Conductor
Will Martin, Piano
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Gershwin’s Magic Key w/ Classical Kids LIVE!
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Gershwin: An American in Paris
A family friendly celebration of the life of George Gershwin.
Continuing its annual family-friendly matinee series, the PSO presents an innovative program on the life and music of George Gershwin. Maestro Stelluto has brought back Classical Kids LIVE! to tell the story of Gershwin’s life with a presentation of Gershwin’s Magic Key. This dramatic production includes actors, period costumes, props, film, and lighting with the live symphonic performance.
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The story line draws on true incidents from Gershwin’s life presenting history, drama, music, and fun for the entire family. The second half of the concert continues the tribute to Gershwin with two of his best known pieces Rhapsody in Blue, featuring pianist Will Martin, and An American in Paris.
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