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Gershwin's An American in Paris
Feb. 9 & 10, 2024 / A Musical Postcard with Love from Paris
About the Show

Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association

Gershwin's An American in Paris

Friday, February 9, 2024, 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 10, 2024, 7:30 pm
Gallo Center for the Arts, Mary Stuart Rogers Theater

Nicholas Hersh, conductor

William L. Dawson  (1899-1990)

Negro Folk Symphony (1934)

  1. The Bond of Africa
  2. Hope In the Night
  3. O, Le' Me Shine, Shine Like a Morning Star!


Lili Boulanger  (1893-1918)

D'un Matin de Printemps (1918)

Featuring a special video presentation by Visit Modesto

George Gershwin  (1898-1937)

An American in Paris (1928)

Artist Biographies
Celebrating Support

Special Thank You

The MSO would like to thank

Visit Modesto

for collaborating with us in creating tonight's video presentation.
Video Editor: Jon Tillotson, melodiq agency

Thank You

The MSO acknowledges with gratitude the following donors and sponsors whose generosity allows the orchestra to reach new heights in music and education. With your continued support, we are making a difference together and enriching the lives of our community, one note at a time.

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The DoubleTree by Hilton™ Modesto is the official hotel of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra.

Photography, sound, or video recording of this performance is strictly prohibited. Please remember to silence all electronic devices and refrain from text messaging during the concert. Mobile devices may be used to read program notes during the concert.

Program and artists subject to change. E&OE.