A GERSHWIN PARTY

A GERSHWIN PARTY


Jack Gibbons’ 31st annual Oxford Summer Piano Series

The acclaimed pianist and composer Jack Gibbons has been performing his highly popular annual Oxford Summer Piano Series without a break since 1988. Hailed by the BBC as “THE Gershwin pianist of our time” at his Proms debut at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 1995, Jack Gibbons has built an enviable reputation as one of the world’s greatest exponents of the music of Gershwin. Tonight he plays more of his famous recreations of Gershwin’s original show-tune improvisations and concert works, as featured on his award-winning 4-CD series “The Authentic George Gershwin”, including the Rhapsody in Blue and selection of much loved Gershwin melodies.

Price Information

Season Pass for 8 Concerts: £68 (discount will automatically apply in the basket.)

Tickets £18 in Advance, £22 on the Door

Please call 01865 305 305 to book a Wheelchair Space

Duration: 2 hours with interval

Book Tickets

  • Wed 8 Aug 8:00 PM £18.00

Book Tickets

  • Wed 8 August 8:00 PM

Programme:

GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue

GERSHWIN: Variations on I Got Rhythm

GERSHWIN: Three Preludes 

GERSHWIN: recreations of the composer's original show-tune improvisations:

Swanee

The Man I Love

Fascinating Rhythm

The Half Of It Dearie Blues

When Do We Dance?

Looking For A Boy

That Certain Feeling

‘S Wonderful/Funny Face

My One and Only

  • "Gibbons incarnates an uncanny representation of Gershwin's piano style that hasn't been heard since the glory days of Oscar Levant."
       
    Village Voice, New York

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