Bobby McFerrin performs Gershwin with the SF Symphony

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Experience Bobby McFerrin’s groundbreaking vocal style and infectious love of music, live in concert. Famous for his song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” and collaborations with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Chick Corea, the ten-time Grammy award winner returns to the San Francisco Symphony to perform the music of George Gershwin like you've never heard it before, including Rhapsody in Blue and selections from Porgy and Bess. Custom arrangements showcase Mr. McFerrin’s unbelievable talent for imaginative improvisation, created in collaboration with composer and pianist Gil Goldstein, and inspired by the music of Miles Davis. Mr. McFerrin will also conduct Gershwin’s spirited work, An American in Paris.

Please note there is no intermission.


Bobby McFerrin

vocalist and conductor

Gil Goldstein

piano and accordion

Louis Cato

guitars and drums

Jeff Carney


San Francisco Symphony



An American in Paris

Gershwin (arr./orch. Gil Goldstein)

Selections from Porgy and Bess

Gershwin (arr./orch. Gil Goldstein)

Rhapsody in Blue

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  1. Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 7:30pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  2. Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 7:30pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

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