Take a trip through time with some of America’s most notable composers and most recognizable works. Be transported to the old west with John William’s Overture to The Cowboys, which originally featured John Wayne in the leading role. Delight in the sounds of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue which never fails to evoke a sultry jazz club of the 1920’s, and harken back to the 1940’s wartime in New York with Bernstein’s Academy Award-winning On the Town.
Half price for ages 17 and under.
San Francisco Symphony
Fanfare for the Common Man
Overture The Cowboys
Rhapsody in Blue
Rodgers & Hammerstein
Overture to the film Oklahoma
Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.
Concert length is approximately 2 hours.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 7:30pm
Davies Symphony Hall
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