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Nigel Kennedy to perform Bach, Kennedy, Gershwin on 2019 Australian tour

by Paul Cashmere on November 16, 2018

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When superstar violinist Nigel Kennedy returns to Australia in 2019 he will perform a program of Sebastian Bach and George Gershwin, as well as his own composition ‘The Magician of Lublin’ for the tour.

At his recent British shows Nigel performed Bach’s ‘Fugue from Sonata No 1’ and a selection of Gershwin including Summertime, How Long Has This Been Going On, Rhapsody In Claret and Blue and Lady Be Good.

Kennedy’s own composition ‘The Magician of Lublin’ was inspired by the book by Isaac Singer and is a tribute to the Jewish community.

THE BAND
Howard Alden, guitar
Rolf Bussalb, guitar
Peter Adams, Cello
Piotr Kulakowski, Bass

PROGRAMME
Johann Sebastian Bach
A selection of works by Nigel’s favourite composer.

Nigel Kennedy’s own composition
The Magician of Lublin & more

George Gershwin/ Ira Gershwin
A selection from:
Rhapsody In Blue
Porgy & Bess
The Man I Love
Summertime
How Long Has This Been Going On
Lady Be Good
Presented by Andrew Kay and BBC Studios

Nigel Kennedy will tour Australia for AKA

Nigel Kennedy Australia dates

Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
8.00pm Monday 21 January
Bookings: 1300 182 183 or artscentremelbourne.com.au

Qpac, Concert Hall
8.00pm Wednesday, 23 January
Bookings: 136 246 qpac.com.au

Llewellyn Hall, ANU Canberra
8.00pm Friday 25 January
Ticketek: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au

Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall
8.00pm Sunday 27 January
Bookings: 02 9250 7777 sydneyoperahouse.com

Adelaide Festival Centre, Festival Theatre
8.00pm Tuesday 29 January
Bookings: 131 246 adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au

Perth Concert Hall
8.00pm Friday 1 February
Bookings: 08 9231 9999 perthconcerthall.com.au

Full tour details … www.akaaustralia.com.au

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