Gershwin and Bernstein Take New York
George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein captured New York City’s essence and became the iconic musical voices of their time. The Charleston Symphony Orchestra is joining orchestras around the world January 18 at the Charleston Gaillard Center to celebrate Bernstein’s Centennial with his Overture to Candide, West Side Story Suite No. 1, and Symphonic Dances. The orchestra will then join forces with College of Charleston piano professor Paul Sánchez to perform Gershwin’s popular jazz classic, Rhapsody in Blue. Tickets $10-$85.