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
- Saturday, September 18th, 2 p.m. (in-person)
- Sunday, September 19th, 2 p.m. (in-person and livestreamed)
Free admission - audience registration required for in-person seating
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...
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:
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...
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...