Gershwin and Bonds — Aaron Diehl at The Hollywood Bowl
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.
GERSHWIN — Variations on "I Got Rhythm"
BONDS & GERSHWIN — Selected songs
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.