Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

May 15, 2019
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the San Francisco Symphony led by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas. You’ll hear Gershwin’s ‘An American in Paris”. You’ll also hear an assortment of famous American hymn tunes like Glaser’s “O For a Thousand Tongues” and Bradbury’s “Just As I Am”. 

Wednesday May 15: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-07)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOISTS: Jonathan Dimmock, organ; SFS Chorus*

Amitai Pati, tenor; Philip Skinner, bass-baritone; SFS Chorus**
Susan Matthews, organ; SFS Chorus***

Ives: Psalm 90*
Dvořák: The American Flag, Op. 102**             Gläser: “O For a Thousand Tongues” ***
Converse: “What a Friend” ***                         Mason: “There is a Fountain” ***
Air: “Happy Land” ***                                     Nagelli: “Father, Whate’er Of Earthly Bliss” ***
Bradbury: “Just As I Am” ***
Ives: Symphony No. 3 “The Camp Meeting”      Gershwin: An American in Paris


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