The Sembrich

Archive for 2014

The Sembrich Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Outbreak of World War I with New Concert Series

On July 31, 1914, the world renowned opera singer Marcella Sembrich and William Stengel, her husband and manager, left their home in the south of France for what they expected to be a brief visit to Switzerland. Ignacy Paderewski, the pianist and composer who was not only their friend but also a Polish compatriot, was […]