Summertime – Simon Tedeschi & George Washingmachine perform Gershwin.
A hot night of Gershwin hits with Simon Tedeschi and George Washingmachine.
Join Australia’s most beloved concert pianist, Simon Tedeschi with celebrated jazz front man George Washingmachine as they enchant you with in a night of all-Gershwin favourites, including I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You, S’ Wonderful, Summertime and Rhapsody in Blue. This will be a summer night to savour!
Simon Tedeschi is one of Australia’s most renowned classical pianists, having performed in major concert halls and for festivals throughout Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia. Acclaimed by respected critics and peers as “True greatness”,
Simon is Artistic Patron of Fine Music 102.5FM, and Ambassador for the Australian Children’s Music Foundation, Blue Mountains Concert Society, Sydney Eisteddfod, and Ryde Eisteddfod.
George Washingmachine is an entertainer, working mainly in the jazz world. He plays jazz violin and sings, writes music and sometimes plays the guitar and double bass. George has played all of the major festivals around Australia and performs for many corporate clients. He tours regularly in Europe appearing at festivals in France, Switzerland (Ascona Jazz Festival) and the UK. In 2015 he toured his group Feel the Manouche to Havana International Jazz Festival (Cuba); he has played Singapore Jazz Festival, and most recently toured across the US from New Orleans to New York and Seattle. Closer to home, George has performed nationally in “The Conductor & The Clown” with maestro George Ellis, and in 2019 toured with John Waters in his show, ‘Bob Dylan Revisited’. George is also a visual artist.
VENUE: Bicentennial Hall – next to the Q
RUNNING TIME: 60 mins
INTERVAL : N/A