Rhapsody in Blue
Sunday, December 4 at 3 p.m.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY MUSIC PROGRAM
Burnett Thompson, Piano
Angel Gil-Ordóñez, Music Director
Prof. Anna Celenza, Narrator
In this family-friendly performance, award-winning children’s book author Anna Celenza joins the GU Orchestra in a multi-media retelling of the story behind George Gershwin’s American masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. Guaranteed to engage listeners young and old alike, the concert also features a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.
GASTON HALL, HEALY BUILDING
Burnett Thompson, pianist, composer, educator, splits his time between New York, Washington, DC, and Shanghai, China. Read more.
Anna Harwell Celenza is the Thomas E. Caestecker Professor of Music at Georgetown University and the author of several scholarly books. Read more.