THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK
Christopher Duigan opens the year's programme with a concise overview of the piano music of George Gershwin. Loved by audiences of classical, jazz and popular music Gershwin's holds a unique place as a crossover composer. Celebrating his contribution to the 'classical' piano repertoire Duigan plays 'Three Preludes' (1924) , the iconic 'Rhapsody in Blue' and the 'Gershwin Songbook'. This virtuoso selection of 19 compact and delightful improvisations by Gershwin of his own popular songs, provides a whirlwind pianistic tour through the songs of the composer. Included are 'Fascinating Rhythm', 'The Man I Love', 'S'wonderful' and 'I Got Rhythm' . Duigan completes the programme with other ragtime music by Scott Joplin and novelty solos 'Dizzy Fingers' ( Zez Confrey) and ' Nola' (Felix Arndt).
Sunday 28 January 11:30 am
TATHAM ART GALLERY, Pietermaritzburg
Tickets: R80 Secure Parking
Booking is preferred : firstname.lastname@example.org or MUSIC REVIVAL 083 417 4473 (sms) or WhatsApp
Make a day of it and enjoy coffee or lunch at Cafe Tatham open from 10 am and for lunch. Booking for lunch is essential - Call Cafe Tatham 033 342 8327.