Back from New Orleans, what an awesome trip! How was your weekend? :D
Mary Bichner and Planetary Quartet: Performance at Poe Statue Unveiling on October 5th, 2014 in Boston, MA
Mary Bichner and Planetary Quartet are delighted to be performing at the unveiling of Boston’s brand new Edgar Allan Poe statue, commissioned by The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation and sculpted by Stefanie Rocknak!
WHEN: Sunday, October 5th @ 12:30pm (doors @ 12:00pm)
WHERE: Georgian Room @ Park Plaza Hotel (50 Park Plaza, Boston MA)
TICKETS: FREE (seating is limited to the first 400 guests - please arrive early!)
QUARTET PERFORMERS: Abby Swidler (violin), Christopher McClain (viola), Anna Stromer (viola), and Nick Dinnerstein (cello)
FACEBOOK INVITE: Right here!
DETAILS: The ensemble will play two of Mary’s Edgar Allan Poe-inspired compositions during the pre-unveiling program. The pre-unveiling program will feature sculptor Stefaine Rocknak, WBUR arts reporter Andrea Shea, professor and author Nadia Nurhussein, author Matthew Pearl, author Megan Marshall, independent scholar Rob Velella, director of the Boston Art Commission Karin Goodfellow, Poe Foundation of Boston chair Paul Lewis, and Poe Studies Association President Philip Edward Phillips. The statue unveiling itself will take place at 2pm in Poe Square, just a 3-minute walk from Boston Park Plaza. We hope you can join us! <3
after two sprained arms and doctor’s orders not to play for three weeks, the EP i had planned for a summer release fell a bit behind. BUT, my arms are back to normal (and back to piano-playin’!), string tracks are being recorded as we speak, and I will have an official release date announcement VERY soon for a four-song EP inspired by my favorite anime…here is a hint:
<3 <3 <3 !!
(ps - you can listen to the first single right here if you’d like!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqOrroexpyI )
actual out-loud-while-home-alone quote to self just now: “QUIT BEING A JERK AND GO PICK UP YOUR STUFF FROM STAPLES, BICHNER.”