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Archive for May 28, 2013

David Fray is Coming to WFMT, LIVE

Pianist David Fray

French pianist David Fray has been circling the globe, getting closer and closer to Chicago without actually touching down (he did finally make his recital debut a little over a year ago). Call it anti-nepotism; the 32-year-old soloist married the daughter of Maestro Riccardo Muti in 2008. “We shouldn’t hire him just because he’s my son-in-law.”

Postcards from Russia – Bolero by Ravel, choreography by Maurice Béjart

Diana Vishneva of the Mariinsky Ballet in Maurice Béjart’s Bolero  at Mariinsky Theatre ll St.Petersburg. Photo credit: Valentin Baranovsky

Prima Ballerina, Maya Plitseskaya was watching from the back box while Diana Vishneva danced this role in one of the opening concerts of the Mariinsky ll.