SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY’S COLLECTION of classical music deeply understands the
spiritual quality of both healing and suffering, and perfectly translates those qualities to
the listener. Brilliantly produced, the music modulates between poignancy and
Sir Paul’s compositions include "A LEAF” which will be especially unique as it makes its
American Gala Premiere as the solo piano piece performed by Yongmei Hu - the brilliant
classical pianist from Shang Hai, China. Yongmei made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2007
and has played to sold out audiences at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center.
The chosen songs mostly were written for Sir Paul McCartney’s late wife, Linda
McCartney. His classical music has a wistful, delicate sense consistent with the grief
associated with her death.
Sir Paul McCartney has always been acutely aware that music can be a powerful tool in
raising awareness and vital funds for good causes and that his music in particular has a
unique way of reaching out to people, inspiring and encouraging them to make a
Join us in welcoming our World Renowned Guest Artists:
Roger Kellaway, Academy Award nominated and Grammy Award Winning Maestro
will perform the World Premiere of his newest work – THE MANY MOODS OF
McCARTNEY . His discography runs to more than two hundred and fifty albums. He’s
worked with everyone from Elvis to Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie to Yo-Yo Ma, Joni Mitchell
to Mancini and Quincy Jones to Michael Tilson Thomas.
Peter Beets, world renowned jazz pianist virtuoso who has shared the stage with jazz
greats like Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Elvin Jones, George Coleman, Johnny Griffin,
Chris Potter and John Clayton. In 2001 his album “New York Trio” was released, which
brought him international acclaim.
Bobby Caldwell, multi platinum recording artist and truly one of the most respected
members of the music industry remembering his unforgettable hit “What You Won't Do
Little Anthony, 2009 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Inductee (Little Anthony & The
Imperials) whose hits include “Tears On My Pillow”, “Going Out of My Head”
Frankie Previte, Oscar Winning singer/composer for “Time of my Life” from the film
Lisa Sherman, Broadway singing sensation
Samantha Landrum, rising country music star who is currently climbing the country
Emily West, with her engaging stage presence and alto vocals released her first single
“Rocks in Your Shoes” which debuted on the Billboard Country Music Charts.