Gershwin Spectacular is an event staged by the Boston Pops of the Boston Symphony Orchestra that celebrates many of the works of the renowned composer, George Gershwin. Its an event that has already attracted countless fans of quality music through Boston Symphony Orchestra Gershwin Spectacular tickets and its no surprise seeing as it will feature a performance of the legendary Rhapsody in Blue as well as songs such as I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You and S’Wonderful. These are songs George Gershwin composed that are standards today and were sung by the likes of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. This event will also feature a special performance by the Boston Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition winner.
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Boston Pops Gershwin Spectacular
is a tribute to legendary composer George Gershwin. He was born in Brooklyn
and began composing music at a young age as well as performing it as a pianist. His live performances were regarded as some of the best of his time with many flocking to watch them live through Boston Symphony Gershwin Spectacular tickets
. His music not only reigned supreme in the classical music genre but also the pop music genre. Amongst his best known orchestral compositions are Porgy and Bess which premiered in 1935, An American in Paris
which premiered in 1928 and Rhapsody in Blue which premiered in 1924 and is part of this event, easily watched and heard live through Gershwin Spectacular tickets 2015
Aside from being a master of orchestra compositions as portrayed in Gershwin Spectacular
, he also worked on a number of Broadway productions alongwith Ira Gershwin, his elder brother who was a lyricist. He also composed popular songs that were sung by the greatest singers of his time and which are today regarded as some of the greatest songs. His music has been featured numerous times in movies and on TV with his songs becoming standards in jazz music. It is therefore no wonder that he has been covered by many artists and musicians over the course of many years. He was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame
and has a theatre on Broadway named after him. The George and Ira Gershwin Lifetime Musical Achievement Award
was created by the University
in Los Angeles
in his honor and it has been awarded to the likes of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles and Lionel Richie in consideration of their lifetime musical achievement. Fans of his work have already lined up to catch the Boston Pops of the Boston Symphony Orchestra perform some of his greatest compositions live through Boston Symphony Gershwin tickets.
is a performance by the Boston Pops, an American orchestra located in Boston
and that performs pop and light classical music. It is part of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and was founded in 1885, four years after the founding of its parent. Its present music director is Keith Lockhart and it is an orchestra to catch live through Gershwin Spectacular tickets.