Strars & Stripes: 20th century American classics

Address:
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London 51.505717 -0.117073
Dates & Time:
7.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£12 to £60
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Tony Purser will be conducting the Orion Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, with pianist Simon Trpceski and the Streetwise Opera.

The night will be devoted to American 20th-century classics from the likes of Bernstein, Gershwin, Richard Rodgers and Copland.

Bernstein -- Candide Overture, Mambo from Symphonic Dances
Gershwin -- Rhapsody in Blue, Summertime, I Got Rhythm
Barber -- Adagio for Strings
Rodgers -- You'll never walk alone, Some enchanted evening
Copland -- Excerpts from Old American Songs
Sousa -- Stars and Stripes Forever

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