In addition to sizzling live performances by Toradze and members of the Toradze Piano Studio, the program includes piano recordings by Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky.
Cinema Paradiso was the last movie screened at the George Eastman House’s Dryden Theater for two long months while they upgrade the theater (what do you think of that director’s cut?)
What to do now to avoid the dishes? The opportunity to see rare and classic films in a theater has been a real treat since I moved here, and some nights I was even lured me away from a few classical concerts.
Now, I’ll just have more time for music. If I get to even half of what I’ve written in to my calendar for the next few months, it will be pretty good. Here are some of the things that I’m looking forward to the first two months of 2013:
The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts for January include two Live in HD theater presentations, and a 12 noon start on January 5th due to the length of Berlioz' Les Troyens. The Metropolitan opera is partnering with other opera companies this season as noted below.