Golden Age of Song07/10/2017
The first instalment of Golden Age of Song received rapturous praise and OWs and their guests had a wonderful evening. Don’t miss the final opportunity to experience this fabulous evening of music and entertainment and a unique insight into the lives of the great American composers.
Concert Hall, Whitgift School at 7 pm
Pip Burley pays tribute to the lives, words and music of Cole Porter and George Gershwin – two men who defined
popular music during the first half of the last century.
Come and enjoy their beautiful songs – as fresh and inspiring today as
when they were first written – and hear about the triumphs and tragedies of these
musical geniuses who cast their spell on us all.
Songs featured include…
‘Smoke Gets in Your Eyes’, ‘The Way You Look Tonight’, ‘All the Things You Are’,
‘Embraceable You’, ‘In the Still of the Night’, ‘Bill’, ‘Alexander’s Ragtime Band’,
‘So In Love’, ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’, ‘White Christmas’, ‘The Folks Who Live on the
Hill’, ‘Begin the Beguine’, ‘Summertime’, ‘Rhapsody in Blue’…
…and many, many more.
Lavishly accompanied with slides and videos of their lives and music –
with occasional illustrations on the piano.
A delicious buffet supper and wine will be served during the interview.
All proceeds to the Whitgiftian Association Bursary Appeal – maintaining the tradition of educating able and talented boys at Whitgift regardless of income.