The Music and Mind of George Gershwin

September 27, 2013

Beneath the surface of George Gershwin's music is a complex personality.Image: Dr. Richard Kogan with Chloe Veltman

On September 19, psychiatrist and pianist Dr. Richard Kogan stopped by the CPR Performance Studio while in town to give his lecture and performance, “Music and the Mind: George Gershwin.”

Kogan, a graduate of the Julliard School of Music and Harvard Medical School, sat down at our 9-foot Steinway to share his thoughts on how the emotional struggles of this American icon played into his music.