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- Music of George Gershwin
- June 2-3, 2017 8:00 PM
- where: Palmer Events Center directions
Marvel at the extraordinary showmanship of pianist Joseph Joubert and Broadway voices Alicia Hall Moran and Destan Owens as they bring George Gershwin’s catalog to life. Come hear your Austin Symphony and company perform some of Gershwin’s most memorable melodies, such as, “Fascinating Rhythm,” “I Got Rhythm,” “S’Wonderful,” “Summertime,” and more. Help us conclude our 106th season with these two magnificent performances.
Bring your favorite food dish and enjoy this concert in a cabaret-style setting.
All artists, programs & dates subject to change
Joseph Joubert is the featured solo pianist for our Fascinating Gershwin concert. Mr. Joubert served as the conductor of Motown The Musical on Broadway and keyboardist/assistant conductor for Billy Elliot. His accomplishments are wide ranging and his talent has taken him not only across the continent, but also throughout the world. He has performed with the Manhattan Symphony, the Bronx Arts Ensemble, the New Philharmonia, the West Palm Beach Symphony, the Mobile Symphony, the Marin Symphony, the Lancaster Symphony and the Colonial Symphony. Mr. Joubert has appeared in New York City’s major concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. For two seasons, he served as staff pianist for the Metropolitan Opera Company’s revival of Porgy And Bess. Abroad, he has performed in The International Festival Of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy and in Nice, France. Mr. Joubert has performed at the Pushkin Museum Of Arts in Moscow, Russia and was the pianist/ associate conductor for the Broadway Show The Color Purple. Most recently he was an orchestrator for the film Nights In Rodanth. He also has a solo piano CD “Total Praise- Classic Hymns For Piano.”
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