Ella

2017 Blossom Music Festival
August 27 –Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

A TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD

The Cleveland Orchestra  ABOUT
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor  BIO
featuring
Capathia Jenkins, vocalist  BIO
Harolyn Blackwell, vocalist  BIO
Aisha de Haas, vocalist  BIO

Act One

“Strike Up the Band” from Strike Up the Band
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. Jenkins, Ms. Blackwell, and Ms. de Haas

“By Strauss”
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. Blackwell

“Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered” from Pal Joey
lyrics by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers
Ms. Jenkins

“Blue Skies”
music and lyrics by Irving Berlin
Ms. de Haas

“The Lady Is a Tramp” from Babes in Arms
lyrics by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers
Ms. Jenkins and Ms. de Haas

“Take the ‘A’ Train”
by Billy Strayhorn
Orchestra

“The Man I Love” from Lady, Be Good
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. Jenkins

“’S Wonderful” from Funny Face
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. Blackwell

“But Not for Me” from Girl Crazy
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. de Haas

“It Don’t Mean a Thing”
music by Duke Ellington, lyrics by Irving Mills
Ms. Jenkins, Ms. Blackwell, and Ms. de Haas

intermission

Act Two

“Don’t Get Around Much Anymore”
music by Duke Ellington, lyrics by Bob Russell
Ms. de Haas

“A-Tisket, A-Tasket”
by Ella Fitzgerald and Van Alexander
Ms. Jenkins

“A Foggy Day (in London Town)”
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. de Haas

“Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz
lyrics by Yip Harburg, music by Harold Arlen
Ms. Blackwell

“Something’s Gotta Give”
music and lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Ms. Jenkins

“(If You Can’t Sing It) You’ll Have to Swing It, Mr. Paganini”
by Ella Fitzgerald
Ms. de Haas

“Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)”
by Louis Prima
Orchestra

“Summertime” from Porgy and Bess
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. Blackwell

“Blues in the Night”
music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Ms. Jenkins

“How High the Moon”
lyrics by Nancy Hamilton, music by Morgan Lewis
Ms. de Haas

“Fascinating Rhythm” — “I Got Rhythm”
lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin
Ms. Jenkins, Ms. Blackwell, and Ms. de Haas

This concert is sponsored by Medical Mutual, a Cleveland Orchestra Partner in Excellence.

 

The 2017 Blossom Music Festival is presented by The J.M. Smucker Company.