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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 16: Opera at the Feast of San Gennaro, NYC

I'll be the pianist for soprano Marcy Richardson, tenor John Tiranno, and baritone Rod Gomez in an evening of classical and Italian favorites on the steps of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral. Come on by and let's hope for good weather!

When Saturday, September 16, 7-9 p.m.
Where Old St. Patrick's Cathedral
273 Mott Street, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets Not necessary; free concert

September 19 and October 17: 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 19 and October 17, 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

December 10: Operation Opera at the National Opera Center, NYC

Take a journey into a world of music and comedy that New York critics have compared to Victor Borge, blending well-known opera arias with their pop-culture counterparts. Acclaimed baritone Adelmo Guidarelli is the star of this raucous holiday-themed romp, which was written by Michael Mackenzie Wills and features Miss Ruby Laurance; I'll be the pianist.

When Sunday, December 10, 3 p.m.
Where Marc A. Scorca Hall
National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue (at 29th Street), New York City
7th floor
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets Reservations: (917) 563-9830
More Operation Opera site