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Rhapsody in Blue



20:45 — Genève-Plage

Festival Genève-Plage

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Jonathan Nott

Yoav Levanon

George Gershwin

Rhapsody in Blue

Further works will soon be added to the programme !

the music

George Gershwin grew up at the turn of the last century in the working-class areas of New York, surrounded by a culture permeated by chanson, ragtime and blues. The version of Rhapsody in Blue performed by the OSR for the festival at Genève-Plage is the 1924 Jazz version, as opposed to the version traditionally performed by symphony orchestras, which was created a few years later.


We await the latest announcements from the Swiss Confederation before communicating the health security measures for this outdoor concert.

the venues

OSR Live

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Johannes Brahms

Symphony No.3 in F major op. 90

Jonathan Nott


Recorded on 17 May 2018 at Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires, Cerrito 628

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Maurice Ravel

Valses nobles et sentimentales, pour orchestre

Jonathan Nott


Recorded on 09 December 2015 at Victoria Hall, Geneva