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Glorious Gershwin

Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Santander Performing Arts Center

  • Gershwin - An American in Paris


  • Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
  • Simon Mulligan, Piano
  • Gershwin - Selections from Porgy and Bess
  • Plus additional Gershwin works to be announced

The Reading Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to American composer George Gershwin in this concert featuring some of his most beloved works, including the modern classics Rhapsody in Blue featuring acclaimed pianist Simon Mulligan, and An American in Paris, together with selections from Porgy and Bess. Additional Gershwin works to be announced.

Simon Mulligan, Piano

British pianist Simon Mulligan’s collaborations have included performances and recordings with Yehudi Menuhin, Joshua Bell, Leonard Slatkin and Sting. He has performed all over the world including at Carnegie Hall in New York, the Wigmore Hall and Royal Albert Hall in London, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo, as well as at private performances for the Queen of England and President Barack Obama. He has led his own jazz quartet since he was thirteen, which has performed in major international festivals, and he is a recipient of the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Music.

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