“...imagine if Donizetti and Puccini collaborated on the score of a Doris Day-Rock Hudson movie.” stage director, Ned Canty
"The music from the Met' radio broadcast is hard to hear because the audience is laughing so loud."
After his lip injury, Richard Seraphinoff had to adjust the trajectory of his musical career. Along the way, he built the courage to talk about his experiences.
A chance to explore the nature of this music, to see what it means to experience it today as we reflect on what it might have meant in the camp.
Janitsch hosted weekly parties on Fridays for professionals and amateurs to play music together. The gathering came to be known as the “Friday Academy.”