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The Full Works Concert with Jane Jones 8pm - 10pm
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The best American classical music
Opera fans stateside weren't so keen on Gershwin's innovative 'American folk opera' when it was first performed in 1935. It featured an entire cast of African-American singers - a daring decision at the time. Nowadays, the songs are some of Gershwin's most famous pieces, including Summertime, and It Ain't Necessarily So.