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Stay from Florence: A Season of Hershey Felder

Editorial Employees

October 22, 2020 – 12:13

For the previous seven months, pianist, performer and producer Hershey Felder has been discovering methods to help theatres and theatre artists, whereas entertaining audiences throughout these difficult instances.

Behind the scenes for Hershey Felder’s Beethoven | picture by Marco Badiani for The Florentine, July 7, 2020

 

His Stay From Florence model was born with the reside broadcast of the Irving Berlin manufacturing in Could, gaining momentum with Beethoven in July and Gershwin in September. Given the varied unknowns, Hershey Felder was requested to create a season of beloved exhibits and world premieres with a view to proceed elevating funds for artists and theatres in want.

The 2020-21 season will proceed with A Paris Love Story with Felder in a private journey by means of Paris and the music of Debussy on November 22; Tchaikovsky, with a deal with the composer’s time in Florence, in honour of Christmas on December 20; and Earlier than Fiddler that includes the dazzling Klezmerata Fiorentina on February 7. World premieres of Puccini and Rachmaninoff will happen within the spring.

A PARIS LOVE STORY – LIVE FROM FLORENCE

Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 5pm Pacific / 7pm Central / 8pm Jap.

(Consists of prolonged viewing entry of the recording by means of Sunday, November 29)

A private journey by means of beloved Paris and the way it formed an entire new world of shade in sound within the music of Claude Debussy, This new world of “impressionistic” sound gave us the beginnings of what we’ve come to know as “Film Music.”

Buy a ticket for Debussy and The Florentine will obtain a share of the proceeds.

 

TCHAIKOVSKY – LIVE FROM FLORENCE

Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 5pm Pacific / 7pm Central / 8pm Jap.

(Consists of prolonged viewing entry of the recording by means of Sunday, December 27)

Primarily based on the unique OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY, and that includes an prolonged deal with The Nutcracker (in honor of Christmas) and Tchaikovsky’s life in Florence (Stay from Florence) filmed reside on location the place Tchaikovsky truly lived and labored in Florence. An attention-grabbing, stunning and interesting vacation deal with.

BEFORE FIDDLER – LIVE FROM FLORENCE

Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 5pm Pacific / 7pm Central / 8pm Jap.

(Consists of prolonged viewing entry of the recording by means of Sunday, February 14)

Earlier than the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof there was Sholem Aleichem and his beloved character of ‘Tevye the Milkman.’ Earlier than the beloved songs, “Custom,” “If I Had been a Wealthy Man,” “Matchmaker” and extra, there was music of the previous world, music that imitated speaking, laughing, weeping and singing, the place musicians didn’t simply make music, they spoke to you in music. In Florence, a gaggle of such musicians have been by day, virtuosos in Florence’s world well-known Maggio Musicale symphony orchestra, by evening, they’re the Klezmerata Fiorentina, with their historic European roots, and Hershey as their storyteller, enjoying an array of characters from the “previous world,” from a Tevyeh, to a Yenteh, a Rabbi, a newlywed daughter, and lots of extra…

PUCCINI (WORLD PREMIERE) – LIVE FROM FLORENCE

Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 5pm Pacific / 7pm Central / 8pm Jap.

(Consists of prolonged viewing entry of the recording by means of Sunday, March 21)

Within the conventional of the “one man composer exhibits” including operatic voices when known as for, filmed reside on location within the locations the place these occasions and these compositions and premieres truly befell and embrace operas like La Bohème, Tosca, Turandot, and many others. and the deliciously scandalous lifetime of Puccini, and his “ladies,” his feminine leads, and the way the actual ladies in his life affected the ladies he created on stage.

ANNA & SERGEI – the story of RACHMANINOFF (WORLD PREMIERE) – LIVE FROM FLORENCE

Sunday, Could 16, 2021 at 5pm Pacific / 7pm Central / 8pm Jap.

(Consists of prolonged viewing entry of the recording by means of Sunday, Could 23)

Happening as a reminiscence play in the home through which the Russian Rachmaninoff died in Beverly Hills, that is the story of a really unusual assembly between Rachmaninoff and Anna Anderson, the girl who claimed to be the only real surviving member of the Romanov Dynasty, the Princess Anastasia. That includes Rachmaninoff’s most beloved melodies and music.

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