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Rochester, New York
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 8:00 PM
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Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Doug LaBrecque, vocalist
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Rochester City Ballet, David Palmer, artistic director; Jamey Leverett, choreographer
Kenneth Grant, clarinet
The Robert J. Strasenburgh Chair

Get ready for an evening of exuberant music and “fascinatin’ rhythms!” Tenor Doug LaBrecque performs favorites like “I’ve Got Rhythm” and “Embraceable You,” while Rochester City Ballet brings Gershwin’s Preludes to life. Plus, Jon Nakamatsu returns for Gershwin’s jazzy Concerto in F and the iconic Rhapsody in Blue, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the release of his CD with the RPO and Jeff Tyzik that climbed to #3 on the Billboard charts.

Jon Nakamatsu is also featured on the Philharmonics Series opener! Check out the Season Opener: Stare Conducts Beethoven 7 & Nakamatsu Returns for details.
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