Masayo Ishigure and Miyabi Koto Ensemble performing at the Concert for Japan in NYC at Japan Society, April 9, 2011. Masayo Ishigure will play the koto in the Opening Nights performances of Porgy and Bess.

Bess You is My Woman Now
“Bess You is My Woman Now,” from George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. A selection from the “Gershwin Gala” presented at the Kimmel Center on January 6, 2012. Kevin Deas as Porgy, Julie-Ann Green as Bess, and Valentin Radu conducting. Bass-Bartione Soloist Kevin Deas will perform in the Opening Nights performance of Porgy and Bess.

Get a sneak peek of James “J.J.” Hairston’s work in this fun video. Hairston is the director of music ministry for First Cathedral Praises of Zion Choir, who will be performing in the Opening Nights performances of Porgy and Bess.

Martina Filjak, piano
Miriam Burns, Music Director / Conductor
Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra

Martina Filjak will perform with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra for the Masterworks concert Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto