Athenaeum Music & Arts Library: From Brahms To Broadway!
Above: Exterior image of Athenaeum Music & Arts Library.
With its glitter, glamour and sparkle, the great Broadway Musical is beloved and admired throughout the world. To go to a Broadway show is to anticipate the pleasure of taking a journey into a magic land of enchantment.
Join Jacquelyne Silver, one of today's most dynamic and versatile pianists and storytellers, while she takes you on an extraordinary journey through the history of the Broadway Musical, from its very beginnings up to today's shows. Thrill to the splendid music of Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber and so many others!
Miss Silver will also reveal the secrets of the hidden classical foundations of the musicals—you will be surprised and delighted to hear how the Broadway composers used classical music to build their songs! You will find yourself humming, singing, clapping and tapping—THIS is a series not to miss! So come and get your front-row-center seat!