Concert Program

 

The Academy
of Music 161st
Anniversary Concert

Saturday, January 27, 2018

The Philadelphia Orchestra,
Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Music Director

Yannick Nézet-Séguin
conductor

Steve Martin
special guest

Laquita Mitchell
soprano

Kevin Short     
Bass-baritone

Copland
“Hoe-Down,” from Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

Gershwin
“Summertime,” from Porgy and Bess

Gershwin
“Bess, You Is My Woman Now,” from Porgy and Bess

Ravel
Alborada del gracioso

Martin       
Works to be announced from the stage

Bernstein
Three Dance Episodes, from On the Town
I.The Great Lover
II.Lonely Town: Pas de deux
III. Times Square 1944

The Academy
of Music 161st
Anniversary Concert

Saturday, January 27, 2018

The Philadelphia Orchestra,
Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Music Director

Yannick Nézet-Séguin
conductor

Steve Martin
special guest

Laquita Mitchell
soprano

Kevin Short     
Bass-baritone

Copland
“Hoe-Down,” from Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

Gershwin
“Summertime,” from Porgy and Bess

Gershwin
“Bess, You Is My Woman Now,” from Porgy and Bess

Ravel
Alborada del gracioso

Martin       
Works to be announced from the stage

Bernstein
Three Dance Episodes, from On the Town
I.The Great Lover
II.Lonely Town: Pas de deux
III. Times Square 1944

The 161st Anniversary Concert was written and directed by Creative Director James Alexander.

Musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra are graciously donating their services for tonight’s concert.

Kevin Short is performing courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.

Philadelphia Orchestra concerts are supported by grants from the Annenberg Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The 161st Anniversary Concert was written and directed by Creative Director James Alexander.

Musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra are graciously donating their services for tonight’s concert.

Kevin Short is performing courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.

Philadelphia Orchestra concerts are supported by grants from the Annenberg Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and the National Endowment for the Arts.