FREE CONCERT SUNDAY! Antonio Pompa-Baldi - Cleveland Museum of Art / Gusto Ristorante Italiano

From: Bill J.
Sent on: Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:37 AM

If you haven't visited the Italian Language Group home page recently, then you may have missed this FREE concert on Sunday (November 24).  Here are the details.  We are joining with members of the MUSIC CLEVELAND! Group for the concert and dinner after with the artist.  This is a special event not to be missed.

TRI-C Presents - Italian Pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi

When: Sunday, November 24th at 2 p.m.
Where: Cleveland Museum of Art's Gartner Auditorium
11150 East Boulevard in University Circle

Cost: Nada - FREE!

Antonio will Play a great program:

Lyapunov:  Trascendental Etude op.11 #12 “Elegy in memory of Franz Liszt”

Chopin: Twelve Etudes op 10

Liszt:  Ballade #2 in B min

Sposalizio: ( from Annee de pelerinage second volume)

Liszt-Verdi:  Paraphrase on “Ernani”

Piana:  Apres une Lecutre de Liszt

We will also have after intermission musical conversation between Antonio and Charles Michener, author and journalist. He is the former senior editor for cultural affairs at "Newsweek" and former senior editor at "The New Yorker." He has written widely on music for many publications. He collaborated with Robert Evans on "The Kid Stays in the Picture", was co-author with Peter Duchin of "Ghost of a Chance", and also co-wrote "The Toughest Show on Earth: My Rise and Reign at the Metropolitan Opera".  Michener is a visiting professor at Case Western Reserve University, and director of the Norman Wain Journalism Seminar. Michener is currently writing a book about the reinvention of northeast Ohio.)

Meet us outside the entrance to the Gartner Auditorium no later than 1:40 p.m.  Come as early as you can and save some seats for the group.  This will be very well-attended so late comers may not get in.

We will sit in the first few rows of the Balcony.  Please come early and help save these seats for the group.  This is the best location for acoustics in the hall and is the equivalent of Dress Circle seating at Severance Hall.

The performance is free.

Art Museum Parking: Best option is the museum garage.  Limited street parking is available.  (unofficially - you may be able to snag a spot in the Institute of Art's -Cinematheque - free parking lot and take the 2-minute walk over to the museum).

WHO: Antonio Pompa-Baldi

WHAT: Classical Piano Recital

WHEN:  Sunday, November 24 at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Cleveland Museum of Art in the Gartner Auditorium

DINNER:   5 p.m. at Gusto Ristorante Italiano, | Little Italy 12022 Mayfield Road | across from Holy Rosary Church | 216.791.9900. There is a parking lot just east of the railroad overpass on the left (north), find a spot on the street or use the valet service.


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