Bristol Ensemble - American Landscape by candlelight
Viv McLean - piano
Bernstein - West Side Story Suite
Gershwin - Concerto in F
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
?Philip Glass - Mishima
Copland - Hoedown from Rodeo
In a programme specially arranged for piano and string quintet, Viv McLean joins the Bristol Ensemble to perform Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F, a jazzy, optimistic, richly-textured work packed full of fabulous tunes and toe-tapping rhythms.
It was commissioned by Walter Damrosch, conductor of the New York Symphony Orchestra, the day after he had heard the premiere of Rhapsody in Blue, which is also part of this programme. Philip Glass’s breakthrough work, music for the iconic film Mishima, Copland’s lively and evocative work Hoe Down and Bernstein’s West Side Story Suite complete this distinctively American programme.
7.30pm to 9.45pm. Tickets £25 (under 25s £16) from Tetbury Goods Shed Arts Centre box office
Tetbury Goods Shed Arts Centre, The Old Station Yard, Cirencester Road, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8EY
Fri 13 October