Get ready for some razzmatazz with The Music in George’s Head! Filmed in Orchestra Hall, this virtual program brings to life a whimsical picture book biography of George Gershwin written by Chicago author Suzanne Slade with illustrations by Stacy Innerst. It features narration by Chicago jazz legend Kurt Elling and a 2015 CSO recording of Rhapsody in Blue conducted by Marin Alsop with Jon Kimura Parker as soloist.
This program is perfect for ages 7–12.
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
Support for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association programming for children and families is provided by Abbott Fund, Archer Daniels Midland Company, John Hart and Carol Prins, Kinder Morgan, PNC, Megan and Steve Shebik, Michael and Linda Simon, the Walter and Caroline Sueske Charitable Trust and an anonymous family foundation.