Music has the extraordinary power to transform lives, touch
hearts and change the world around us.
Jazz was born in America, but songwriter
George Gershwin was first to bring it to the concert hall. His Rhapsody in Blue ,
an overnight sensation at its premiere in 1924, drew worldwide attention to
America’s emerging art form.
Pianist Joyce Yang
later, Russian-born Sergei Rachmaninoff, now living in the United
States, wrote his final piece for piano and orchestra. Years...