BOSTON POPS ESPLANADE ORCHESTRA
March 27, 2017 | 8 p.m.
Mary W. Sommervold Hall
The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra , the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, will be coming to Sioux Falls playing the songs of Gershwin.
By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin
Let Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra take you to a world of speakeasies and bathtub gin; flappers and tin lizzies; jazz-and a man named George Gershwin. The Orchestra brings its own unique swagger to the rarely-performed original Paul Whiteman Orchestra version of "Rhapsody in Blue" and a world-premiere reconstruction of Whiteman's tight and jazzy arrangement of "An American in Paris." Hear this music as Gershwin first heard it in the 1920s! Then go right to the heart of the Great American Songbook with classics like "The Man I Love," "They Can't Take That Away From Me" and "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off." This special evening brings you Gershwin as you've never heard it before...the music of America's most original composer played by America's Orchestra!
"The Boston Pops Orchestra performs the best music of the past and present, appealing to the widest possible audience with a broad spectrum of styles, from jazz to pop, indie rock to big band, film music to the great American songbook, and Broadway to classical, making it the perfect orchestra for people who don't know they like orchestras!" -Keith Lockhart
More information can be found at https://www.bso.org/Home