Fascinating Rhythm: The Music Of George Gershwin
Frederick Hodges, PhD, concert pianist
Renowned concert pianist Frederick Hodges brings the magic, romance, and toe-tapping energy of the timeless music of George Gershwin to ASG. Throughout his illustrious career, from the rhythmic ragtime era until the sophisticated 1930s, Gershwin captured the spirit of American music. His name evokes images and sounds of the Jazz Age, The Roaring Twenties, glittering Hollywood musicals, a wealth of Broadway musicals, and the beloved concert works that sprung from his creative imagination. The concert will feature favorite Gershwin melodies such as I Got Rhythm, The Man I Love, Embraceable You, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off, Summertime, and Somebody Loves Me, played in virtuosic style by Frederick Hodges who is critically acclaimed as the definitive interpreter of the music of George Gershwin. What a perfect way to spend an afternoon — Who could ask for anything more?
$15 door fee for guests and subscribers