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The Las Américas Festival celebrates the rich variety of music springing from melded cultures of North and South America. Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing kicks the festival off with an evening of concert works from popular music and jazz legends George Gershwin and Duke Ellington, underlining the cross-cultural influence of both with Gershwin’s Latin-themed Cuban Overture and Ellington’s jazz-infused paean to the Persian Empire, Isfahan. The program includes Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue.

The Las Américas Festival celebrates the rich variety of music springing from melded cultures of North and South America. Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing kicks the festival off with an evening of concert works from popular music and jazz legends George Gershwin and Duke Ellington, underlining the cross-cultural influence of both with Gershwin’s Latin-themed Cuban Overture and Ellington’s jazz-infused paean to the Persian Empire, Isfahan. The program includes Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue.

The Las Américas Festival celebrates the rich variety of music springing from melded cultures of North and South America. Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing kicks the festival off with an evening of concert works from popular music and jazz legends George Gershwin and Duke Ellington, underlining the cross-cultural influence of both with Gershwin’s Latin-themed Cuban Overture and Ellington’s jazz-infused paean to the Persian Empire, Isfahan. The program includes Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue.

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WHERE

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
100 Auditorium Cir.
San Antonio, TX 78205
https://tobi.tobincenter.org/SanAntonioSymphony/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=04-Classical&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

TICKET INFO

$25
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