Legendary jazz and R&B singer Patti Austin returns to Festival Napa Valley joining the Frost School of Music All-Stars to light up the stage performing favorite works by two legendary American composers, Henry Mancini and George Gershwin. Mancini's musical genius has produced timeless classics such as "Moon River" and the "Pink Panther Theme," while Gershwin's contributions to American music include the iconic "Rhapsody in Blue" and "An American in Paris." This concert celebrates one of America’s quintessential art forms. Directed by Gregg Field and Gordon Goodwin.
Empress M will have food for purchase at all Festival Napa Valley events held at Charles Krug.
Frost School at Festival Napa Valley is a multiyear partnership with the University of Miami, featuring Frost School of Music faculty and students playing a lead role in the Festival’s university-level educational, chamber music, and orchestral music programming.
Patti Austin appears as part of the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Vocal Arts Series