Oklahoma City University News
Pianist Jack Gibbons to Perform with OCU Symphony Orchestra
Gershwin specialist Jack
Gibbons will perform with the Oklahoma City University Symphony Orchestra at 8
p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Petree Recital Hall, 2501 N. Blackwelder. The
concert is free and open to the public.
The New York-themed concert
will feature Gibbons on piano for his signature piece, George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody
in Blue,” accompanied by the OCU Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Benjamin
Also on the New York program:
“Newsreel” by William Schuman, “Lollapalooza” by John Adams, “Symphony No. 2,
Mysterious Mountain” by Alan Hovhaness, and Three Dance Episodes from “On the
Town,” by Leonard Bernstein.
The event will be preceded
by a New York-themed buffet dinner in the Atrium of the Bass Music Center at
6:30 p.m. Tickets ($20) are available from 405.208.5227.