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World-famous Pianist George Winston Headlines Year-long Concert Series at Cultural Center

Updated: Aug 23, 2023


For Immediate Release Jan. 23, 2023 SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass – Renowned pianist George Winston will headline a year-long concert series at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod with performances April 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. He’ll be playing songs from his new album, NIGHT, on the Center’s Steinway piano.

The concert series kicks off this month with a Weekend of Concertos performed by pianists Ana Glig and James Rosenblum. The couple plays side-by-side and recently performed with the Cape Symphony. They’ll appear at the Cultural Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 29, at 3:00 p.m.

Nearly 200 musicians will take the stage at the Cultural Center in 2023, offering an eclectic array of musical styles, from Classical to Klezmer, Jazz, Bluegrass and Afro-Pop. Check out the full schedule HERE.

"We're honored to bring world-class musicians to the Cultural Center throughout the year," said Molly Demeulenaere, the Center's executive director. In 2022, 46 percent of our concerts were headlined by women, and BIPOC artists headlined 27 percent. This diversity makes the Center a leader in the field. In addition, it ensures that our community has access to rich content and incredible talent."

Some highlights from the concert series include: Afro-Pop and Moz-Jazz Artist Albino Mbie Friday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m. Albino Mbie is an award-winning guitarist, singer, composer and sound & mixing engineer born in Mozambique. He combines rhythms and musical concepts from around the world to create a unique Afro-Pop and Moz-Jazz sound. Candy: The Music of Nat King Cole Featuring Robbie Pate Friday, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this tribute to the wonderful Nat King Cole performed by Robert “Robbie” Pate, a Boston-based jazz vocalist and pianist who has performed with the Boston Pops and Zac Brown Band, and at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. An Evening of Progressive Bluegrass with Grain Thief Friday, March 10, 7:30 p.m. Based in Boston, Grain Thief tours the country playing at Bluegrass festivals. They have recorded several albums, including their most recent, “Something Sour, Something Sweet.” Greg Abate Jazz Quartet: Real Jazz in the Moment Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m. Greg Abate is a jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and international recording artist who spends 275 days a year touring the globe. He’ll perform at the Cultural Center with some of the region’s finest jazz players. An Afternoon with the Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra Sunday, March 26, 3:00 p.m. The Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra’s program includes music for strings by composers George Enescu and Max Bruch, and a collaboration with Boston-based composer, percussionist and producer Julian Loida. An Afternoon of J.S. Bach Cello Suites with Cellist Samuel DeCaprio Sunday, April 30, 3:00 p.m. DeCaprio is one of today's most creative artists and collaborators. He has performed from the jungles of Bali to the meditative depths of an underground New York City crypt and Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. 19th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival: Lou Colombo & Louis Prima Tributes Monday, Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of tributes to Lou Colombo and Louis Prima. Lori Colombo (vocals) is the daughter of the renowned jazz trumpeter Lou Colombo (1927-2012) and presents a tribute to her father who appeared at the Provincetown Jazz Festival in 2007. Sarah Swain and the OhBoys! Saturday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. Come have some fun with this great dance band, which plays everything from rock to country. Adults only. There is table seating and a great dance floor. Performances continue throughout the year, including: · An Evening of Tradition, Diversity and Unity with Kotoko Brass in May · A Night at the Movies with the Cape Cod String Quartet in June · The Celtic Ensemble Fellswater in December For more information and to reserve tickets, visit www.cultural-center.org/events-main. For media photos, click HERE.


We want to express our sincere gratitude to the Town of Yarmouth Tourism Revenue Preservation Fund, and Mass Cultural Council for their unwavering support of our concert series. Without their generous contributions, these events would not have been possible. We are truly humbled and appreciative of their commitment to the arts and the community. Thank you!

Media contact: Leigh Blander 781-718-3324 leigh@ellisstrategies.com Museum contact: Molly Demeulenaere mollyd@cultural-center.org

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is a world-class, inclusive space that cultivates curiosity, creativity and cultural exploration through exhibition, arts education and life-long learning, and music and events. We welcome more than 25,000 people a year to our five galleries, resident artist studios, performance hall, culinary arts center, recording studio, ceramics studio and makerspace. In 2023, the Cultural Center will host more than 600 classes and 65 concerts. Learn more about the Cultural Center of Cape Cod at www.cultural-center.org.

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