/ Modified jan 2, 2012 7:59 a.m.

Celebrate Gershwin

Enjoy an all-Gershwin program as Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Philharmonic, with a special guest appearance by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. Friday at 9:30 p.m. on PBS-HD.

Herbie Hancock, Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Celebrate Gershwin

gustavo_dudamel_gershwin_spot Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in this all-Gershwin program. (PHOTO: PBS)

GREAT PERFORMANCES re-teams with the LA Philharmonic and its dynamic music director, Gustavo Dudamel, for a third opening night gala concert showcasing the bravura conducting style and interpretive gifts that have made Dudamel an international sensation. The concert’s all-Gershwin repertoire will include An American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue and a solo performance of “Someone to Watch Over Me,” spotlighting the virtuoso jazz piano of special guest Herbie Hancock.

Great Performances, Friday at 9:30 p.m. on PBS-HD.

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