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The Chagall Suite

A commissioned 8-movement piano piece inspired by Marc Chagall's artworks, and a tribute to Chagall and Elvis


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September 20 and October 18: L'Opera Burlesque at Duane Park, NYC

See New York's premier all-singing, all-dancing burlesque troupe in their TONY "Critic's Pick" show, voted one of the top five things to do in New York City! Enjoy a visual feast of stunning women and gorgeous costumes as the Hot Box Girls seduce and chanteuse their way into your heart. Constantly evolving -- never the same show twice!

When Tuesdays, September 20 and October 18, 8 p.m.
Where Duane Park
308 Bowery, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets Show is complimentary with dinner in the dining room or drinks at the bar
Reservations on-line for parties of up to 7 people; otherwise at duanepark@earthlink.net or (212) 732-5555
More L'Opera Burlesque site
Duane Park site

September 25: Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus at Merkin Hall, NYC

This encore performance of the JPPC's spring concert, "To Life, to Laugh, l'Chaim! -- A Centennial Celebration in Song of Sholem Aleichem," will include choral arrangements of "Shalom aleichem malachei hasharet," "Shlof, mayn kind," Warshawsky's greatest hits, and songs from Fiddler on the Roof -- all in Yiddish! English translations will be provided. I'll be the pianist for this 40-member chorus conducted by Binyumen Schaechter and featuring guest soloists Joel Caplan and Temma Schaechter.

When Sunday, September 25, 4:30 p.m.
Where Merkin Concert Hall
129 West 67th Street, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $40 ($30 for groups of 10 or more; $15 for students with ID)
Reservations on-line (full-price tickets only) or at (212) 501-3330
More JPPC site
Merkin Hall site

October 12: LOONY's Drink, Drink, Drink! at the Players, NYC

Presented by Light Opera of New York
With Alexis Cregger, Matthew Hughes, Claire Kuttler, and David Macaluso
Musical direction by Seth Weinstein
Staging by Gary Slavin
Produced by Carol Davis

Drinking songs: opera, operetta, boozy cabaret numbers...all the way down to friends in low places!

When Wednesday, October 12, 8 p.m.
Where The Players
16 Gramercy Park South, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $25
Reservations at OvationTix on-line or at (866) 811-4111
More Light Opera of New York site