Tin Pan Alley goes to the Opera House!...

May 22, 2014 by

Tin Pan Opera Tin Pan Alley goes to the Opera House! Popular songs based on opera, about opera and opera singers. Songs by Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, and others. Friday April 24 at 7:30pm  performances at Follen Church in Lexington Sunday  April 26 at 3pm performances at the Longy School in Cambridge Click Here for...

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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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