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POSTED: Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 7:54 AM
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That's the word - that Zachary Quinto, known for his a funny face in Star Trek, will play George Gershwin in an upcoming Steven Spielberg film about the composer.

Now this opens up all kinds of casting questions. Will Chris Pine play Ira Gershwin? I can see Winona Ryder in the role of Kitty Carlisle Hart. Or maybe as Kay Swift.

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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

Reach Peter at pdobrin@phillynews.com.

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