Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


The Bulls Head
373 Lonsdale Road

SW13 9PY


George Gershwin3 Preludes for piano
George GershwinGirl Crazy: 'I Got Rhythm'
George GershwinRhapsody in Blue


Viv McLean – piano
Susan Porrett – Narrator

Programme Note

The story of George Gershwin In Music & Words in the intimate Jazz Room of the Bull’s Head, Barnes. Join prize-winning pianist and famed Gershwin interpreter Viv McLean and RSC, National Theatre and TV actress Susan Porrett narrating, this special production presents an intriguing, eclectic mix of Gershwin’s music from the much-loved ‘Rhapsody in Blue’, ‘I got Rhythm Variations’ and ‘Swanee”, to the rarely-played, classical “Preludes”. The vibrant music of George Gershwin is interwoven with his fascinating life story from birth in the colourful, teeming New York of 1898, to his tragically early death in 1937. This unique show, a sell-out at Wilton’s Music Hall in 2015, promises to be a truly magical Christmas Eve concert.

“Vividly illustrated.. rapturously received.. highly recommended.”

Frances Wilson (The Cross-Eyed Pianist)

Viv McLean, piano

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