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Talking with George About George

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Rohan Smith, MSO's music director and conductor, continues our series of Facebook Live chats with some of MSO’s favorite guest artists.

Time: 7-8 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021
FREE MSO Live Event on Facebook


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Pianist George Lopez will join Smith to talk about George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” that Lopez performed with MSO in 2009. Smith and Lopez will explore the roots of the piece as well as how various artists, including Lopez, have interpreted it.

Lopez has been a featured pianist across the globe as recitalist and soloist with orchestras. He has been guest soloist with MSO numerous times and is an audience favorite. He is the Beckwith Artist in Residence at Bowdoin College and conducts the Bowdoin Chamber Orchestra, in addition to being a piano instructor there.


This event was free and open to the public.