Celebrating the work's 90th anniversary come 2014, the Montreal Jazz Festival proposes The Gershwin Legacy, a revisiting of Gershwin's career with live orchestra renditions of Concerto en Fa and Cuban Overture in addition to Rhapsody in Blue. Local pianist Alain Lefèvre takes the solo lead on the latter in concert with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Expect top acoustics under the roof of the Maison symphonique de Montréal inside Place des Arts.
The Gershwin Legacy runs June 26 and June 27, 2014 at 8 p.m. and 7 p.m. respectively at Place des Arts' Maison symphonique de Montréal. Admission $81 to $104 plus service/shipping/box office charge. Buy tickets.