Dizzy Fingers – Piano Pyrotechnics and Delectable Ditties...

Mar 31, 2014 by

American Classics will perform their first-ever concert of piano “novelty” pieces beloved in an earlier era coupled with novelty songs from many generations.  Dizzy Fingers – Piano Pyrotechnics and Delectable Ditties brings together the witty and tricky piano pieces of Zez Confrey and other leading composers of the style with popular novelty songs.  The more recognizable songs will include “Come On-a My House”  by Ross Bagdasarian and William Saroyan from The Son, 1950, “Whistle While You Work” by Frank Churchill and Larry More  from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, 1937, and Irving Berlin’s “I Love A Piano” (1913). Performers feature Margaret Ulmer, Steve Sussman, Bradford Conner, pianos with Cynthia Mork, Eric Bronner, Bradford Conner, Benjamin Sears, vocals and Zack Chadwick, piccolo and Eli Newberger, tuba. Concerts are Friday April 25 at 7:30 at the Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington and Sunday April 27 at 3:00 at the Pickman Concert Hall of...

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Let Us Sing For Your Supper!

Jan 31, 2014 by

American Classics presents Chic and Delishious A Culinary Cabaret Feb. 28 and March 2 at 6:00pm At The Hampshire House Featuring music by Rodgers & Hart (“Sing for Your Supper”), Jerome Kern (“Ragtime Restaurant”), Lerner & Loewe (“The Night They Invented Champagne”), and other favorites including “Be Our Guest” and “Animal Crackers in My Soup”Drinks and a three-course dinner prepared by Chef Markus Ripperger with music performed by Caroline Musica, Cynthia Mork, Benjamin Sears, Davron Monroe, with Bradford Conner and Margaret Ulmer on piano.

Guests may choose from a special menu prepared by world-renowned chef Markus Ripperger which features a choice of appetizer, a choice of entree, and dessert.  Appetizers range from Heirloom Pumpkin Bisque to Organic Baby Spinach Salade.  Entrees include Char-Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Slow Roasted Pork Loin, Herb Crusted Atlantic Salmon and Pear & Thyme Roasted Chicken.

Tickets/Reservations are $62, music, tax and gratuity included (does not include beverages) The Hampshire House,...

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