Daily Archives: December 4, 2014

PORGY AND BESS: Gal, Lawd, and Song

The Lyric Opera’s production of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess was a revelation. I knew, according to music critic Joseph Horowitz 1, that George Gershwin, along with Charles Ives, was the genius composer who, with Porgy and Bess, mediated between high culture and popular music. I knew, according to the Lyric opera’s dynamic general manager […]