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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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July 16, August 13, and September 17: The Operatic Tease at Duane Park, NYC

Prepare yourself for a titillating evening of opera classics sung by delightful daintily clad divas (and one handsome young man), with me at the piano. Let us seduce you with stunning costumes that slink away to reveal the gorgeous female form. Dripping in glitz and glamour, The Operatic Tease will bring you some of New York's sexiest opera singers in one of the sexiest venues around. There will even be an aerialist!

When Tuesdays, July 16, August 13, and September 17, 9 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 Duane Park site

August 3: "Opera Under the Stars" at Diliberto Winery, Jamesport, N.Y.

With Jodi Keogan, soprano
John Tiranno, tenor
Rod Gomez, baritone
Accompanied by Seth Weinstein

Come out for a beautiful evening of opera arias, duets, Italian songs, and a little musical theatre, hosted by Salvatore Diliberto himself. Let us transport you to a music salon in Italy for a night of music, wine, and pizza a la Sal!

When Saturday, August 3, 7 p.m.
Where Diliberto Winery
250 Manor Lane
Jamesport, New York
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $65 ($70.93 on-line)
$55 for Wine Club members; call (631) 722-3416
More Diliberto Winery site

September 15: Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus at Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

Binyumen Schaechter, conductor
Seth Weinstein, pianist

The Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus (JPPC) presents "18 Flavors of Jewish Love." Songs of flirtation, longing, nostalgia, passion, and seduction; love both romantic and platonic; love of animate and inanimate objects; love of ideas and ideals.

The JPPC is a 40-member ensemble praised in The Jewish Week for its "upbeat Broadway bounce." The chorus sings exclusively in Yiddish and captivates the house with its vocal skill and expressive delivery. Conductor Binyumen Schaechter provides engaging and informative introductions to each song, ensuring that this annual spring event is "heymish" even for the Yiddish-challenged. The printed program contains lyrics and full translations.

When Sunday, September 15, 3 p.m.
Where Merkin Concert Hall
129 West 67th Street, New York City
(Directions via Google Maps)
Tickets $40 ($44 on-line); $30 groups of 10 and more; $25 ($29 on-line) for students with ID
More JPPC site