Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Thursday 7 July 2022, 7.30pm at Barbican Hall

Conductor: Mark Forkgen

Soloists: Rodney Earl Clarke, Francesca Chiejina, Gweneth Ann Rand, Ronald Samm

with: Southbank Sinfonia, Canticum

Andrew Litton’s condensed concert version of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess includes all the best-loved songs – ‘Summertime’, ‘Oh I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’, ‘Bess, You Is My Woman Now’ and ‘It Ain’t Necessarily So’. London Concert Choir and chamber choir Canticum perform the pivotal role of the chorus and are accompanied by Southbank Sinfonia.

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