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Americans In Paris

Thursday, July 16 7:30pm

Koerner Hall

Measha Brueggergosman, soprano
John Novacek, piano
Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet
Tania Miller, conductor
TSM Festival Ensemble


Copland: Appalachian Spring 
William Bolcom: Cabaret Songs

The Total Stranger in the Garden
The Actor

Aaron Copland: Selections from the Emily Dickinson Songs

Nature, the gentlest mother
Heart, we will forget him
Dear March, come in

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

My man’s gone now

Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue


Happy birthday to TSM! Join us in celebrating our 10th Anniversary in this special concert. George Gershwin and Aaron Copland – America’s two most internationally revered composers – take centre stage for this dynamic program. They studied in Paris, the primary hotbed of artistic activities during the inter-war years. As this concert demonstrates, they absorbed all that was new, exciting and daring in music and brought it home to blend with the jazz and folk flavours of America. Three top-flight soloists join a special, all-star TSM Festival Ensemble to bring this sensational music to life.

Champagne reception for the entire audience after the concert!

Performance sponsor:   Jones Collombin


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John Novacek, piano

Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet

Gershwin: Excerpts from Porgy and Bess

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Copland: Appalachian Spring

Copland: Clarinet Concerto


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