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Coffee, Conversations & Classics – Rhapsody In Blue: A 100th Anniversary Celebration

Coffee, Conversations & Classics – Rhapsody In Blue: A 100th Anniversary Celebration

Join Alex Amsel, Phoenix Symphony Associate Conductor, as he hosts and moderates these Phoenix Symphony working, open rehearsals for “Coffee, Conversation & Classics.” Experience your Phoenix Symphony as they rehearse and prepare for an upcoming concert. Participate in a Q&A after the rehearsal with the guest conductor and musicians. Some pieces of music listed may not be rehearsed on that particular date. The seating is general admission. Enjoy a casual and intimate experience with the Phoenix Symphony.

Christian Reif, conductor
Conor Hanick,

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue as well as other works that premiered in 1924. German conductor Christian Reif leads the orchestra in Sibelius’ beguiling Symphony No. 7, and Respighi’s evocative tone poem The Pines of Rome. American pianist Conor Hanick is featured in the perennially popular Rhapsody in Blue, George Gershwin’s thrilling showpiece for piano and orchestra that is one of the greatest treasures in the American symphonic repertoire. 

Concert Repertoire
Honegger: Pacific 231
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Respighi: Pines of Rome
To be announced: Mystery Piece







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Nov 21

Symphony Hall
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