with songs by Berlin, Gershwin, Porter, Arlen, Rodgers & Sondheim, as arranged for solo piano by Earl Wild, Marc-Andre Hamelin, André Previn, Stephen Prutsman, Stephen Hough, and Christopher O’Riley
Tue November 27th, 2012
Minimum Age: All Ages
Doors Open: 6:30PM
Show Time: 7:30PM
Event Ticket: $15
Day of Show: $20
“Get Happy” virtuoso show tunes for piano –featuring songs by Berlin, Gershwin, Porter, Arlen, Rodgers and Sondheim as arranged for solo piano by famous pianists as Earl Wild, Marc-Andre Hamelin, André Previn, Stephen Prutsman, Stephen Hough and Christopher O’Riley.
“Blue Moon” from Manhattan Melodrama (Rodgers-Previn)
“Hello, Young Lovers” from The King and I (Rodgers-Hough)
“My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music (Rodgers-Hough)
“Embraceable You” from Girl Crazy (Gershwin-Wild)
“I Got Rhythm” from Girl Crazy (Gershwin-Wild)
“Eliza at Ascot” from My Fair Lady (Loewe-Malzew)
“Meditation on Laura” from Laura (Raksin-Hamelin)
“Johanna” from Sweeney Todd (Sondheim-O’Riley)
“So in Love” from Kiss Me, Kate (Porter-Anderson)
“Get Happy” from 9:15 Revue (Arlen-Prutsman)
TABLE SEATING POLICY
Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.
All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.
Jenny Lin, Stephanie Ho, Stephen Gosling, Saar Ahuvia, pianos
Jenny Lin is one of the most respected young pianists today, admired for her adventurous programming and charismatic stage presence. Her ability to combine classical and contemporary repertoire has brought her to the attention of international critics and audiences. The New York Times praised her “remarkable technical command” and “gift for melodic flow.” The Washington Post extolled “Lin’s confident fingers” and “spectacular technique,” while Gramophone has hailed her as “an exceptionally sensitive pianist.” Martha Argerich declared: “Miss Jenny Lin is a very gifted young musician and a brilliant pianist.”
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“2” is the most important number in the professional life of Stephanie Kai-Win Ho. She has immersed herself in both classical (1) and contemporary (2) repertoire, she pursued degrees in Religion (1) and Piano Performance (2) in her undergraduate work, and she as emerged as a superb half of DUO, an ensemble she co-created with pianist Saar Ahuvia in 2002.
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Energetically committed to the music of our time, pianist Stephen Gosling is a member of the New York New Music Ensemble, Ensemble Sospeso, Columbia Sinfonietta, and Ne(x)tworks. He is additionally a frequent guest artist of many other groups, including the New York Philharmonic, Orpheus, American Composers Orchestra, Riverside Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Speculum Musicae, Ensemble 21, Absolute Ensemble, Continuum, SEM Ensemble, DaCapo Chamber Players, the League of Composers/ISCM Chamber Players, and Da Camera of Houston.
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The gathering of numerous international musical influences and tastes has been manifested in the pianism of Saar Ahuvia. A native of Israel, Mr. Ahuvia was awarded the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship for the extraordinary period of ten consecutive years.
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