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GREAT MUSIC ON SUNDAYS @5
September 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST MEETING HOUSE OF PROVINCETOWN
The Great Music on Sundays @5 concert series presents the 21st season of 18 weekly concerts from June 9 through October 6 at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown (236 Commercial Street, 508.487.9344)
September 22: GEORGE GERSHWIN: RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Paul Bisaccia piano
Bisaccia is the first person in history to record all of the solo piano music of Gershwin, whose arrangements of his own compositions are legendary. For this special concert, he will perform Gershwin standards and favorites and the rarely played original solo piano version of Rhapsody in Blue. The American Record Guide notes, “For Gershwin interpretations Bisaccia wins hands down.” Michael Feinstein has praised Bisaccia’s “consummate musicianship”. The concert features a simultaneous live widescreen projection of the pianist’s hands as they use all 88 keys of the Steinway grand piano.
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Everyone is welcome to attend. Tickets are available in advance online at brownpapertickets.com or at the door. Admission is $20. Senior (65+) discounts are available at $15. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free.
Great Music on Sundays @5 is Provincetown’s longest-running concert series of music of our world. This concert series provides a unique musical and cultural niche. Since the 1999 season, more than 320 concerts presented by more than 100 performers have provided music without borders for thousands of concertgoers and lovers of great music.
The 2019 season includes classical, Broadway, international, piano, choral and organ music with more than 50 performers. The concerts are a potpourri of music from across the centuries and around the world. There is something for everyone at Great Music on Sundays @5.
All concerts are presented on Sundays at 5 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Provincetown, built in 1847 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, with one of the finest acoustic concert halls on Cape Cod. The sanctuary’s historic and rare trompe l’oeil walls and serene atmosphere provide the perfect setting for great music. Concerts feature the 1928 Steinway Model B concert grand piano and the historic 1850 Holbrook tracker organ.
John Thomas produces the concert series with the gracious help of many volunteers. The Great Music on Sundays @5 series is sponsored in part by the Provincetown Tourism Fund, The Provincetown Banner, WOMR/WFMR, Berta Walker Gallery and The Mews Restaurant & Café and is supported by dozens of Provincetown-based businesses and individuals. Further information: 508.487.9344. See www.ptownmusic.com for complete series information and articles on Provincetown’s music history.