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George Gershwin, An American Original with Alex Wu

October 22, 3pmNovember 19, 4pm.

Join pianist Alex Wu for a concert celebrating the life and works of George Gershwin.  Born and raised at the turn of the century in New York City to Russian-Jewish immigrant parents, George Gershwin started out in Tin Pan Alley, but gained success writing popular music for the stage and Hollywood. Wu will perform a unique collection of Gershwin’s earlier piano pieces, Broadway hits and serious works including Rhapsody in BlueAn American in Paris and a piano medley arrangement of Gershwin’s folk opera, Porgy & Bess.

Reservations required.

Presented by the Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library


91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States