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American Souvenirs

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 | 7:30pm

LIBERTY EXHIBITION HALL {NORTHSIDE}
3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…” CCO’s new concertmaster Celeste Golden Boyer will lead a concert filled with lively arrangements of some of the most famous American songs, from Gershwin’s “Summertime” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So” to Henri Vieuxtemps’ variations on “Yankee Doodle.” Guests will also hear Dvořák’s “American” string quartet showcasing a style frequently identified with American folk music. Kick back with a cocktail inspired by the red, white and blue underneath the tin ceiling of the Liberty Exhibition Hall for an evening that is sure to have you humming along.

FREE EVENT COCKTAIL INCLUDED WITH YOUR TICKET!

PERFORMANCE CURATOR
Celeste Golden Boyer, CCO concertmaster

GEORGE GERSHWIN, TRANS. JASCHA HEIFETZ: Preludes | More Info | YouTube

ANTONIN DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 (“American”)| More Info | YouTube

GEORGE GERSHWIN, ARR. JULIAN MILONE: “It Ain’t Necessarily So” | More Info | YouTube

IRVING BERLIN, ARR. JULIAN MILONE: “Anything You Can Do” | More Info | YouTube

GEORGE GERSHWIN, ARR. JULIAN MILONE: “Summertime” | More Info | YouTube

BEN BERNIE/MACEO PINKARD, ARR. JULIAN MILONE: FROM “Sweet Georgia Brown” | More Info | YouTube

HENRI VIEUXTEMPS: Souvenir D’Amérique (Variations Burlesques on “Yankee Doodle”), Op. 17 | More Info | YouTube

Approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes

PERFORMANCE CURATOR
Celeste Golden Boyer, CCO concertmaster

SNEAK PEEK

Check out this video of Dvořák’s String Quartet.

EVENT SPONSORS

Music Minions | Cindy Lewis, Michael Moore and Dan Pfahl

Liberty Exhibition Hall

3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223

PARKING
  • Northside Public Parking Lot: Paid parking is available in the attached parking lot.
  • Street Parking: Paid, or potentially free, street parking is available on the streets adjacent to the venue.
  • Point-to-Point Directions in Google Maps: Click here.

Getting around Cincinnati

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Date

Aug 17 2018

Time

07:30 PM

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Liberty Exhibition Hall

Location

Liberty Exhibition Hall
Northside

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