Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: American Rhythm

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 7 November, 7:30pm
Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall

Benjamin Northey – Chief Conductor
Simon Tedeschi – Piano

Leonard Bernstein – Overture to Candide
Leonard Bernstein – On The Town: Three Dance Episodes
George Gershwin – Walking the Dog
George Gershwin – Variations on I Got Rhythm
George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin – American in Paris

This concert celebrates the music of Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin, two giants of 20th century American culture. Their pioneering approach to combining elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects have produced some of the most memorable works of the era.

Acclaimed as one of the great interpreters of Gershwin’s music, pianist Simon Tedeschi joins the CSO to perform Rhapsody in Blue and Variations on I Got Rhythm.

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