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Crazy for...Gershwin!
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$45; Members $38; Under 30 $15

Each ticket subject to a $5 service fee.

Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott is joined by the dynamic music collective Le Train Bleu, conducted by Ransom Wilson, to bring Rhapsody in Blue to life. Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg offers Heifetz's glorious arrangements of It Ain't Necessarily So, Bess You Is My Woman Now, and Prelude #1, as well as Embraceable You. The evening is rounded out by a set of songs with vocalists Katie Geissinger and Robert Osborne.


Rialto Ripples
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Prelude #1

Bess You Is My Woman
Embraceable You
It Ain't Necessarily So
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Amphion Quartet

How Long Has This Been Going On
Fascinating Rhythm
'S Wonderful
Just Another Rhumba
"Oh, Kay" Medley
Robert Osborne and Katie Geissinger, vocalists
James Bassi, piano

Rhapsody in Blue
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Ransom Wilson, conductor
 Le Train Bleu


"Undeniable virtuosity . . . spectacular fiddling . . . irresistible." -Chicago Sun Times

"A pianist who balances qualities of excitement and spontaneity with clarity and elegance." -The New York Times

"Le Train Bleu's gorgeous performance was most vivid ... "joyous and incisive" -The New York Times


About the Artists