|Americans in Paris, and All That Jazz
A freewheeling musical tour
Take a trip to an era of sophistication, style, and the conspicuous overstepping of social boundaries. You may never want to return.
Friday, March 20, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.
First Unitarian Church
21st & Chestnut St., Philadelphia
Soloist: Hugh Sung, piano
ProgramGeorge Gershwin ? Rhapsody in Blue
George Antheil ? Concerto for Chamber Orchestra
Igor Stravinsky ? Ragtime
Walter Piston ? Divertimento
Darius Milhaud ? La Creation du Monde
Post-Concert Cabaret from 10 p.m. until midnightAfter the program, snack at a Parisian-style cabaret and revisit the chic world that charmed the likes Pablo Picasso, F. Scott Ftizgerald, Josphine Baker. Popular American songs of the 20?s, 30?s and 40?s sung by cabaret performers Sheila Weiller, Rebecca Liarakos Raymond and Tom Baust in music by Porter, Gershwin and other trend setters of the era.