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An American in Paris: In Concert

Naples Philharmonic Pops

Hayes Hall

Image of a promotional still photo from the film An American in Paris
Image of Jack Everly, principal pops conductor of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during performance
Image of Glenn Basham, concertmaster of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing violin during a performance with members of the Naples Philharmonic behind him
Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of pops music
Mar 17, 8:00pm – Mar 21, 8:00pm
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An American in Paris
In Concert

Naples Philharmonic
Pops Series

Jack Everly, principal pops conductor

An American in Paris
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Presents
Directed by Vincente Minnelli     
Story by Alan Jay Lerner
Screen Play by Alan Jay Lerner
Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch
Produced by Arthur Freed, Roger Edens
Composed by Music by Conrad Salinger
Cinematography by Alfred Gilks
Film Editing by Adrienne Fazan     
Art Direction by E. Preston Ames, Cedric Gibbons

Experience the 1951 classic Oscar-winning film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron on the big screen as the Naples Philharmonic plays Gershwin’s timeless music live.

The Naples Philharmonic Pops series is generously endowed by Mike and Anne Armstrong. Jack Everly’s appearance as Principal Pops Conductor has been generously endowed by John W. & Jeanne Rowe.

Jack Everly

Jack Everly

Jack Everly is the Principal Pops Conductor of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, the Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras and the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa). He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, the San Francisco Symphony and numerous appearances with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center. Jack will conduct over 90 performances in more than 22 North American cities this season.

As Music Director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS, Jack proudly leads the National Symphony Orchestra in these patriotic celebrations on the National Mall, attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees on the lawn and reaching millions of viewers annually.

Originally appointed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jack was conductor of the American Ballet Theatre for 14 years, where he served as Music Director. In addition to his ABT tenure, he teamed with Marvin Hamlisch on Broadway shows that Hamlisch scored. He conducted Carol Channing hundreds of times in two separate Broadway productions of Hello, Dolly!

A graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Jack is a recipient of the 2015 Indiana Historical Society Living Legends Award and holds an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Franklin College in his home state of Indiana. He is a proud resident of the Indianapolis community and, when not on the podium, you can find him at home with his family.


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