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The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess – The Story Behind The Copyright

This weekend, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s production of The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess opens at the Sydney Opera House. In the 1990s, the executors of the Gershwin estate re-titled the Gershwin – Haywards’ 1935 magnum opus calling it now, The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.  Money- spinning strategy or an serious attempt at protecting artistic integrity? This…

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Sydney Symphony Orchestra Presents The Gerhwin’s Porgy And Bess

If you’re not excited about the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s production of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess  – you should be! Opening this Saturday and conducted by David Robertson the cast of singers is led by Alfred Walker and the 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the Year Nicole Cabell in the title roles. This semi-staged production takes…