Carteret Arts Forum Presents Performance by Jack Gibbons, English Pianist and Gershwin Virtuoso

Friday, February 21, 2020
6:00 PM
Saint Francis by the Sea, Salter Path, NC

The Carteret Arts Forum is proud to sponsor a performance by Jack Gibbons on Friday February 21st at Saint Francis by the Sea in Salter Path at 7:00 pm with a reception following. While there is no charge for what promises to be a stellar performance you will not want to miss; any donations will support future musical events at Saint Francis. Checks can be made out to Saint Francis by the Sea.

His award-winning "Authentic George Gershwin" series on ASV features the first modern recordings of over 4½ hours of original Gershwin material and has been described in the media as "a unique testimony to Gershwin's genius" and by Edward Jablonski, Gershwin’s biographer and long-time friend of the Gershwin family, as "exciting and uncanny, a remarkable recreation of Gershwin’s unique keyboard style". Gibbons' uniquely "high-spirited and historically informed".

He also is known for his performances of Chopin, Bach, Alkan, Schubert and others. He has frequently played for Queen Elizabeth II and all around the world including a series at Oxford England this past year. This virtuoso performer is also known for his own compositions.

An Art Show will begin at 6 PM with refreshments prior to his performance. The concert starting at 7PM will include Gershwin pieces including his signature “Rhapsody in Blue” as well as Chopin, and his own compositions. There will be a reception following Mr.Gibbons performance where you can meet him. Please join us for this special evening.