Gershwin’s Concerto in F

Acclaimed pianist Aaron Diehl excels at both jazz and classical music, making Gershwin’s jazzy-bluesy Concerto in F the perfect vehicle for his show-stopping talents. The lyrics of “America, the Beautiful” stirred Wang Jie’s patriotism in her hopeful riff on the song.

Program Notes

Based on the latest guidance from the CDC and from Orange County, starting with our January 8 performance of Gershwin’s Concerto in F, all OPO patrons will be asked to wear a face mask covering the nose and mouth at all times while in the venue. Face masks may be removed while actively eating or drinking. No proof of testing or vaccination will be required for admission.

Please note that single ticket purchases will be placed in the balcony but balcony seats are only accessible by stairs. For seating requests or ADA seating, please contact the box office at or 407.770.0071. If you are a Season subscriber, your tickets included in your subscription have already been secured. For all concerts this Season, please expect to receive your Print at Home ticket(s) around two weeks before each concert date, which will also detail your seating.

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7:30PM, Saturday, January 8, 2022