Gershwin and Bonds — Aaron Diehl at The Hollywood Bowl

Starting on September 02, 2021 11:00 pm
Posted by Daniel McCullough
Categories: PianoFest
Tags: Jazz

Gershwin and Bonds

Thu / Sept 2, 2021 - 8:00PM PDT
Gate time:6:00 PM PDT

A star lineup of Julia Bullock, Aaron Diehl, and Thomas Wilkins comes together for music by Margaret Bonds and George Gershwin.


Program

GERSHWIN — Variations on "I Got Rhythm"
BONDS & GERSHWIN — Selected songs

Artists

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano (2011 American Pianists Awards winner)
Julia Bullock, soprano

About this Performance

Star soprano Julia Bullock performs a selection of songs by George Gershwin and Margaret Bonds, one of the first Black composers to gain recognition in the U.S., known for her arrangements of spirituals and her collaborations with Langston Hughes. Virtuoso jazz and classical pianist Aaron Diehl performs Gershwin’s intricate “I Got Rhythm” Variations with Thomas Wilkins conducting.


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