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Utah Symphony: An American In Paris

Friday, March 8, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Buy Tickets For Utah Symphony: An American In Paris At Abravanel Hall

The Utah Symphony perform An American In Paris at Abravanel Hall this March.

Utah Symphony Orchestra

An American in Paris is a symphonic tone poem by the American composer George Gershwin.  He wrote it in 1928 after returning from Paris.

Gershwin was on commission from the New York Philharmonic Orchestra when he composed the piece. It’s one of his most well known compositions.

Andrew Grams conducts the Utah Symphony, with the full programme as follows:

  • Gounod – Ballet Music from Faust
  • Copland – Suite from Appalachian Spring
  • Stravinsky – Jeu de cartes, Ballet in Three Deals
  • Gershwin – An American in Paris

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