September 14, 2021, 8:00 pm

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A wide-ranging program features a sampling of different American sounds and composers including Bernstein, Gershwin, Higdon, and Burleigh.


Philadelphia Orchestra: Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor, with with Lang Lang, Chick Corea, and Maxim Lando

Bernstein: On the Waterfront Suite

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Thomas Hampson, bass-baritone and Wolfram Rieger, piano

Jennifer Higdon: Civil Words (excerpts)

Burleigh: Ethiopia Saluting the Colors

Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin, pianos

Stravinsky: Tango for Two Pianos

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello, and Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano

Barber: Cello Sonata

San Francisco Symphony: Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Gershwin: An American in Paris