Ella & Louis Sing Porgy and Bess & More! | The Philly Pops

Ella & Louis Sing Porgy and Bess & More!

Rickey Minor, Conductor

Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for Performing Arts

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Feb 17-19, 2023
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Fri, Feb 17, 2023
8 PM
8 PM
Sat, Feb 18, 2023
3 PM
3 PM
Sun, Feb 19, 2023
3 PM
3 PM

Special Guests To Be Announced!

Back from his memorable interpretation of Sinatra at the Sands, mega-award-winning conductor and music director Rickey Minor brings the final of Ella and Louis’ legendary albums to the POPS.  

The Gershwins’ iconic work is complemented by a “best-of list” from the Ella & Louis collaborations. “Summertime” and “Ain’t Necessarily So,” with “They Can’t Take that Away from Me,” “Autumn in New York,” and “Cheek to Cheek”! 

Guest Artist
Rickey Minor

Rickey Minor, Guest Conductor


Emmy® Award winning Music Director, Conductor, Composer, and Producer.
He’s worked with renowned recording artists such as: Whitney Houston, Adele, Rihanna, Gwen Stefani, Janelle Monáe, Demi Lovato, Keith Urban, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Khalid, Katy Perry, Sting, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, H.E.R., Arianna Grande, John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Lenny Kravitz, Gladys Knight, Brandi Carlile, Garth Brooks, Ray Charles, Ella Mai, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Elton John, Common, Andra Day, Cynthia Erivo, Ed Sheeran, Usher and Beyoncé.

His numerous television credits include The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, American Idol, The Kennedy Center Honors, The American Music Awards, The Superbowl, The Grammys, The Emmys and the Academy Awards.

He has received 9 Emmy® Award nominations for Outstanding Music Direction
“Aretha! A Celebration for the Queen of Soul”
“The 91st Annual Academy Awards”
Taking The Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America. (winner)
Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees
The Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House

The 51st Annual Grammy Award,
The 50th Annual Grammy Awards
An Evening of Stars: A Tribute to Chaka Khan
Genius: A Night for Ray Charles