2024 Season

Conductor and trumpeter Byron Stripling

Fascinating Rhythm: Gershwin and Friends

When & Where

Concerts
Wed Aug 14 2024 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Tue Aug 13 2024 Add to Cal
Wed Aug 14 2024 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Talks
Wed Aug 14 2024 Add to Cal Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

George Gershwin: Strike Up The Band
George Gershwin: Fascinating Rhythm
George Gershwin: But Not for Me
George Gershwin: They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Irving Berlin: Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Irving Berlin: Blue Skies
Jerome Kern: Look For The Silver Lining
George Gershwin: I Got Rhythm
George Gershwin: Love Is Here To Stay
Irving Berlin: Always
George Gershwin: S’Wonderful
Vincent Youmans: I Want To Be Happy
George Gershwin: The Man I Love
Isham Jones: It Had To Be You
George Gershwin: Lady Be Good

Description

S'wonderful, s'marvelous, s'an evening of Gershwin! Bring the whole family for the irresistible songs of George Gershwin and friends, presented by acclaimed jazz musician Byron Stripling with special guest Sydney McSweeney. 

CONCERT SPONSORS

This program is graciously supported as part of the Hanson Community Connections Series. Sponsorship support is generously provided by American Accents Series Sponsor AbelsonTaylor.

Featuring

Byron Stripling

Conductor

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Irving Berlin

composer

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George Gershwin

composer

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Grant Park Orchestra
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Sydney McSweeney

vocalist

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Bobby Floyd

piano

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Jim Rupp

drums

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