An American in Paris
Film with Orchestra
Naples Philharmonic Pops
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
Winner of six Academy Awards — including Best Picture — and one of the American Film Institute’s Top 10 Greatest Movie Musicals of All Time, An American in Paris stars Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly and features the timeless original music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. Sing along to some of the iconic tunes including Embraceable You, Nice Work If You Can Get It, I Got Rhythm, ‘S Wonderful and Love is Here to Stay. And watch as Jack Everly and the Naples Philharmonic accompany the greatest and, arguably, the most famous ballet ever filmed on the big screen.
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The Naples Philharmonic Pops series is generously endowed by Mike and Anne Armstrong. Jack Everly’s appearance as Principal Pops Conductor is generously endowed by John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe.
Founded in 1982, the Naples Philharmonic normally performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts from September through June each year.
Meet the Musicians
Sharon and Timothy Ubben Music Director Meet Andrey
Principal Pops Conductor Meet Jack
Associate Conductor Meet Radu
Jack Everly is the principal pops conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Naples Philharmonic 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.
Celebrating his 11th anniversary 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 West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. These concerts attract hundreds of thousands of attendees on the lawn, and the broadcasts reach millions of viewers and are some of the highest-rated programming on PBS television.