The Sembrich

“A Rare Talent” Frank LaForge and the Art of the Accompanist. A Studio Talk by Richard Masters

Date: 07/19/2017 Location: The Sembrich Studio
Time: 1:30 pmAdd to Calendar: iCal
Price: $20 Ticket Reservations: (518) 644-2431 ext. 101

July 19th - Frank Lafroge and the Art..., Richard MastersRichard Masters explores the life and art of Frank La Forge, Marcella Sembrich’s longtime pianist.  He will examine Frank La Forge’s contribution to the modern art of accompanying, including his studies with Leschetitzky, performances with Johanna Gadski, the competition between Sembrich and Gadski for him, and his compositions and work with young singers, including Lawrence Tibbett and Marion Anderson.  The program will feature soprano Ariana Wyatt with selections of songs and piano works from Sembrich’s recital repertoire.

July 19_Frank LaForge“To Mme. Marcella Sembrich, The high ideal of my musical life with profound gratitude for the great privilege of assisting in her glorious concerts for many years.”        – Frank La Forge