Capital City Concerts opens the 2013-2014season with Piano Men on Saturday, September14 at 7:30pm at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier. This unique concert showcases twogreat American pianists trading off the best clas-sical and jazz repertoire from George Gershwinto Samuel Barber.Jeffrey Chappell has performed throughoutthe United States in recitals and chamber musicand has been a soloist with major symphonyorchestras and is a regular and favorite per-former at Capital City Concerts. He will performBarber’s masterpiece Piano Sonata in E-flatminor, Op. 26 as well as Gershwin’s enduring“Rhapsody in Blue.” The reviewer for the
wrote, “Jeffrey Chappell,soloist in Rhapsody in Blue, stylistically wasone of the most persuasive pianists I’ve heard.”Bob Winter is the longtime pianist with theBoston Pops Orchestras. In his tenure there hehas worked with current BPO director KeithLockhart, as well as John Williams, HenryMancini, and John Mauceri. He has also touredand performed with the Ray McKinley/GlennMiller Orchestra, and with Cleo Laine, JohnDankworth, Dianne Carroll, Henry Mancini,Teddy Wilson, Buddy DeFranco, Mel Torme,Luciano Pavarotti, Eddie Daniels, and StanGetz. Winter was a co-host of jazz and the clas-sics in the radio series “A Note To You,” hostedby Roland Nadeau and heard over the stationson National Public Radio. In the September 14performance he will play from the “greatAmerican songbook” --inventive improv ontunes of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rogers &Hart, and more.For more info and to charge tickets ($10-$25)go to www.capitalcityconcerts.org. Tickets mayalso be purchased (cash or check only) in personat Bear Pond Books, Montpelier.
CCC Opens Concert Series with “Piano Men”
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