Across The Border

Guest artists for this Regina Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Concert are Canadian pianist Ian Parker and the South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra. As the title implies, the focus is on American composers with works by Copland, Gershwin, Ives and Bernstein being featured.

The concert of contemporary classical music goes Saturday at Conexus Arts Centre at 8 p.m. For ticket information call 1-866-973-9614. To give you a sense of the musical delights that await here’s video of Parker performing an excerpt from Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue with an orchestra in Mexico City in 2011:

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