George Gershwin

Laurent Filipe presents
"One hundred years of Gershwin: the music of George Gershwin"

In commemoration of his centennial birth date, the performance presents a part of the most significant repertoire of American composer George Gershwin.

Based on an original script, with a duration of approximately seventy minutes, this show presents, in a chronological and comprehensive way, some of the most significant themes of Gershwin's song book as well as orchestral and film music, supported by narration and slide projection.

Composed of a fifteen piece orchestra, including a string quartet and a singer, this timely tribute to one of the great composers of the 20 the century presents an informative and entertaining quality performance.
Author of the project: Laurent Filipe
Production: Paulo Gil
Musical direction: Laurent Filipe and Eddy Goltz

Instrumentation and personnel

Narrator and vocalist: Laurent Filipe
Singer: Ana Paula Oliveira
String Quartet
Horns: 2 trumpets, 2 saxophones, 1 trombone, rhythm section

2 dancers
1 light and sound engineer
1 assistant