Rhapsody in Blue and West Side Story

Concert Information

Performance dates
Bernhard Gueller, conductor
Peter Allen, piano
On the program

George Gershwin:
An American in Paris
Prelude No. 2
Rhapsody in Blue

Leonard Bernstein:
Overture to Candide
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

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Symphony Nova Scotia celebrates some of North America’s greatest music in this bright, brassy tribute to two musical giants: George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein. Experience the grand, theatrical bombast of Gershwin’s An American in Paris, alongside a virtuoso performance from Halifax’s own Peter Allen in the much-loved, jazz-inspired, million-selling hit Rhapsody in Blue. Then, hear Bernstein’s crackling Candide Overture, alongside the dramatic, emotional Symphonic Dances from the famed West Side Story musical. Don’t miss this exhilarating concert of massive symphonic hits.