An American in Paris

Famed conductor Leonard Slatkin leads this program of all-American masterworks, including Gershwin’s jazzy musical postcard and Samuel Barber’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Piano Concerto, performed by Canadian gem Jon Kimura Parker.

Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission.

Download the program notes for this performance.

Concert Dates

An American in Paris November 22 2019 730PM

Famed conductor Leonard Slatkin leads this program of all-American masterworks, including Gershwin’s jazzy musical postcard and Samuel Barber’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Piano Concerto, performed by Canadian gem Jon Kimura Parker.

Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission.

Download the program notes for this performance.

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

Program

Cindy McTee: Double Play for Orchestra (Canadian Première) [17']
Barber: Piano Concerto [26']
Intermission
Bernstein: Overture to Candide [5']
John Corigliano: Elegy for Orchestra [8']
Gershwin: An American in Paris [17']

Performers

Leonard Slatkin
conductor
Jon Kimura Parker
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

An American in Paris November 23 2019 800PM

Famed conductor Leonard Slatkin leads this program of all-American masterworks, including Gershwin’s jazzy musical postcard and Samuel Barber’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Piano Concerto, performed by Canadian gem Jon Kimura Parker.

Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission.

Download the program notes for this performance.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 8:00pm

Program

Cindy McTee: Double Play for Orchestra (Canadian Première) [17']
Barber: Piano Concerto [26']
Intermission
Bernstein: Overture to Candide [5']
John Corigliano: Elegy for Orchestra [8']
Gershwin: An American in Paris [17']

Performers

Leonard Slatkin
conductor
Jon Kimura Parker
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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