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A NIght on the Town: The Music of Gershwin & Bernstein

RTÉ Concert Orchestra: A Night on the Town
Saturday 21 June, 8pm
National Concert Hall

John Wilson, conductor
Kim Criswell, vocalist

For a taster, here's Kim Criswell singing Gershwin's I Got Rhythm with the John Wilson Orchestra.

From Gershwin's America in the Roaring '20s and '30s - prohibition, the Wall Street Crash and flappers - to the jazz-inspired energy and theatrical panache of Leonard Bernstein.

The soundtrack will be provided by the sensational Kim Criswell, John Wilson and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. This charismatic evening includes music from Gershwin's Girl Crazy and Porgy and Bess, Bernstein's Candide, West Side Story, On the Town and more.

Programme
Gershwin Overture Girl Crazy
Gershwin Lullaby for Strings
Gershwin (arr. Bennett) Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
Bernstein Overture Candide
Bernstein:
'I am Easily Assimilated' (Candide)
'Somewhere' (West Side Story)
'A Little Bit in Love' (Wonderful Town)
'One Hundred Easy Ways to Lose a Man' (Wonderful Town)
Bernstein Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
'I Can Cook, Too' (On the Town)
'Dream with Me'
'What a Movie' (Trouble in Tahiti)

Tickets: €11-€38 (conc. €10-€35)
Booking: 01 417 0000 or online.
No booking fees apply.10% discount for groups of 10 or more.

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