Sunday May 21, 2017 in Mclean:
Kari Paludan & Wes McCune
“Music of George, Ira and Friends”
Join soprano, Kari Paludan, and pianist, Wes McCune, as they return to Emerson Avenue to share the music of “George, Ira and Friends”! This cabaret-style song recital showcases the charm and humor of George and Ira Gershwin and also features glorious piano arrangements of some of their most beloved songs. Called “a season highlight” and “delightful”, “George, Ira and Friends” has bowed at the National Gallery of Art, the Harman Shakespeare Theater in Washington DC, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion and in multiple venues up and down the East Coast. In it, Kari and Wes share the stories behind the songs and why the Gershwins are beloved by musicians and audiences throughout the world. Don’t miss it!