Gershwin & More

Peter Donohoe

Gershwin & More

Ama Deus Ensemble Orchestra

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Peter Donohoe, piano

George Gershwin:
Cuban Overture
Variations on “I Got Rhythm”
Concerto in F

Rhapsody in Blue

John Williams:
Raiders March
Duke Ellington:
A Medley, arr Calvin Custer

Luc Radu:
A Soldier’s Return

George Enescu:
Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11

Our traditional January concert returns as a joyful celebration of music by
Gershwin “and more” great American composers, featuring internationally
renowned British piano virtuoso, Peter Donohoe. Well-known Gershwin favorites,
movie themes of John Williams, and popular songs of Duke Ellington are
complemented by two works of special note: the fabulous Romanian Rhapsody
No. 1 of George Enescu, first introduced here four years ago, and the premiere
of the medley A Soldier’s Return, a rousing new work by young film and television
composer Luc Radu.

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes – one intermission

Ama Deus Ensemble