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February  25

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All-American Music: Behind the Scenes with Porgy and Bess
Thursday,  February  25 , 7 pm
National Museum of American History, Carmichael Auditorium

This discussion of the upcoming Washington National Opera production of Porgy and Bess takes the historical long view of Gershwin’s groundbreaking work. Participants include conductor John Mauceri, assistant artistic director Rita D’ Angelo Tikador, and Dwight Bowers, curator of music at the National Museum of American History. Members of the cast perform highlights.

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