“Unquestionably the best Gershwin disc to come along in years” -- Classicstoday.com
"Most highly recommended" - Five Stars - Audiophile Audition
Released on harmonia mundi usa on May 8, 2007
Brimming with the sounds and rhythms of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway, the RPO's new all-Gershwin CD features Van Cliburn award-winning pianist Jon Nakamatsu in the 1925 Piano Concerto in F and the well-known Rhapsody in Blue. For an orchestral encore, Jeff Tyzik leads the RPO in an exuberant reading of Cuban Overture. The album debuted on the Classical Billboard Charts at number 21 on June 7, 2007.
Read the full press release. Read full-length online reviews from Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Minnesota Public Radio (includes audio version using Real Player), Dallas News, Audiophile Audition and Classicstoday.com.
This special SACD (Super Audio CD) hi-resolution format recording is available for $20 (tax included, additional shipping and handling fee charged on phone and online orders) at the Theatre Shop.