February 9

Naxos releases Cole’s recordings of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Cuban Overture, and Second Rhapsody with the National Orchestral Institute (NOI) Philharmonic and conductor David Alan Miller. All are the first recordings of these scores in The Gershwin Initiative Critical Edition made possible by the University of Michigan in cooperation with the Gershwin Estate.

February 10

Albany Symphony

Rhapsody in Blue @100

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Proctors Theater

432 State Street.

Schenectady, NY 12305

Kevin Cole, piano

David Alan Miller, conductor

February 11

University of Michigan

Gershwin Centennial Celebration Concert

Michigan Theater

606 East Liberty 

Ann Arbor, MI

6:00 p.m.

Kevin Cole plays Rhapsody in Blue on Gershwin’s personal piano


July  3, 4, 5

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra – Star-Spangled Symphony

Kroger Symphony on the Prairie Series Rhapsody in Blue and more

Alfred Salvia, conductor

July 3 – 8:00 p.m. Conner Prairie (outdoor venue) – 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers

July 4 – 8:00 p.m. Hilbert Circle Theater – 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers

July 5 – 8:00 p.m. Conner Prairie (outdoor venue) – 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers

September 14

Helena Symphony

Opening Night – Gershwin and 100 Years of Rhapsody in Blue

Allan R. Scott, conductor

Special Guest Artist, Sylvia McNair

Helena Civic Center

340 Neill Avenue

Helena, MT

5:30 p.m.

October 5

Sarasota Orchestra

Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin

The Blues from Concerto in Three Rhythms – Suesse 

David Alan Miller, conductor

Sarasota Opera House

61 N. Pineapple Avenue

Sarasota, FL

7:30 p.m.

November 16

Vancouver Island Symphony

Rhapsody in Blue

Cosette Justo Valdes, conductor

Port Theater

125 Front Street

Nanaimo British Columbia

7:30 p.m. 


April 5

Midland Symphony Orchestra

Concerto in F and Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin

7:30 p.m.

Midland Center for the Arts

1801 West St. Andrews

Midland, MI 48640