Press Release: George Winston to perform twice in Walla Walla – September 19 & 20
Gesa Power House Theatre presents “An Evening with George Winston” with two performances on Thursday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Friday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. A second performance date was added to handle the demand for tickets.
This concert is part of celebrated pianist George Winston’s “Restless Wind” tour to celebrate the release of his newest album. A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. He has inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years and sold more than 15 million albums.
George Winston’s music is evocative, offering audiences a chance to take a step back from their perpetually busy lives. “Restless Wind” is a portrayal of Winston’s place in a chaotic world – his compositions extend solace with an idiosyncratic grace.
George Winston’s classic albums, “Autumn” and “December,” are perennial favorites, along with “Winter into Spring,” “Summer,” 2017’s “Spring Carousel – A Cancer Research Benefit,” as well as two volumes of the compositions of Vince Guaraldi, two volumes of benefit albums for the Gulf Coast disasters, and six other solo piano albums. He will release his 15th solo piano album, “Restless Wind,” via Dancing Cat Records/RCA Records on May 3, 2019. The album is available for pre-order now at GeorgeWinston.com.
Reserved seating tickets ($45) are available online at www.phtww.org or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500. Group ticket sales are available by calling 509-876-1662.
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The 2019 Season is supported in part by: Coldwell Banker First Realtors, Foundry Vineyards, KAPP-KVEW, Inland Cellular, Pacific Power, McCurley Integrity Toyota of Walla Walla, Courtyard Marriott, and Northwest Public Broadcasting.
About the Gesa Power House Theatre
The historic Gesa Power House Theatre is a 300-seat performing arts venue, located in downtown Walla Walla. The 120-year-old building was once the Walla Walla Gas Plant, built to produce coal gas used to light the streets, businesses, and homes of Walla Walla. In 2011 the Gesa Power House Theatre building was transformed into a state-of-the-art playhouse for live performance. The interior design of the theatre was inspired by Shakespeare’s own intimate Blackfriars Theatre in London, England.
The Gesa Power House Theatre is on the Washington State Building Preservation Commission list of State historic buildings and on the National Register of Historic Places. The venue also hosts a variety of other cultural events, musical concerts, and private events (including weddings).
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Gesa Power House Theatre
111 North Sixth Ave.
Walla Walla, Washington 99362