October 1, 2013
Brookline Music: Piatigorsky Foundation
You better save the date, because the Brookline Senior Center will once more be hosting a Piatigorsky Foundatoin concert on Wednesday, October 9 at 2:00 pm. What is the Piatigorsky Foundation, you ask? Well, the organization is named for the renowned Russian cellist Gregor Piatigorsky, who believed that music should not be considered a luxury for the elite few, but a necessity of life for all. The Foundation focuses on making live classical music an integral part of everyday life for communities throughout the United States.
This year, the concert will feature cellist Evan Drachman and pianist Richard Dowling.
Evan Drachman, Founder and Artistic Director of The Piatigorsky Foundation, has had a rich, varied career based on his unique blend of musical talent and artistic vision. He performs recitals, concerti, and chamber music both nationally and internationally. His attendance at this event will be even more special for those familiar with the Piatigorsky Foundation, for Drachman is the grandson of Gregor Piatigorsky.
Richard Dowling performs solo recitals across the country regularly, and has also provided guest soloist roles in concerto performances with orchestras. Audiences admire his elegant and exciting style of playing music and often request return engagements. Dowling has also recorded over a dozen CDs of classical, chamber, ragtime, jazz, and popular music.
The Brookline Senior Center is on 93 Winchester Street, Brookline, MA. Call for more information at the Brookline Senior Center at 617-730-2770.
Whether you’re a novice or an expert in the realm of classical music, this event will be sure to broaden your mind to the importance of classical music. Everyone deserves the opportunity to listen to captivating music performed by experts, and you won’t want to miss yours.
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