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The Return Of Ben

September 18th & 19th at the Music Mansion
Benjamin Nacar, piano

Featuring works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Benjamin Nacar, Alexander Scriabin, and Franz Liszt

Free admission - audience registration required for in-person seating

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Burning of the Gaspee (music video)

Two hundred and forty-nine years ago, when Rhode Island was still a British colony, several disgruntled colonists conducted an ambush raid on the British customs ship H.M.S. Gaspee and burned her to the water's edge. The Gaspee Affair anticipated the better-known Boston Tea Party by a year and a half...

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Accompanying Myself In Beethoven's Emperor Concerto

What do you do when one of the greatest composers who ever lived is about to turn 250 years old and you're stuck at home? You do this:

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From the Archives: Ken and Ben perform Tom Lehrer (Oct. 2016)

Actor-singer Ken McPherson and I gave this recital of "Our Favorite Songs by Tom Lehrer" at the Providence Art Club almost exactly four years ago, on October 18th, 2016. I met Ken several years earlier than that, when I was an undergrad and a rehearsal pianist for Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan. Though not affiliated with Brown, Ken was a regular...

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Cello Sonata

Episode two of remote chamber music: cellist Melanie Ambler joins me in the sonata in G major which I wrote back in 2012. This is effectively my Opus One, as it's my...

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