Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Svitlana Dorda will give a presentation on his country of origin, Ukraine! Ukraine is located in the central part of Eastern Europe. It is the intersection of major transportation between Europe and Asia and between the Scandinavian states and the Mediterranean region. There are about 23,000 rivers in Ukraine, approximately 21,000 water reservoirs, and more than 3,000 lakes.
The celebrated Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition has its roots in a history going back more than 100 years. Come witness spellbinding performances by some of the most talented young pianists today. This day's competition is free and open to the public.
Canadian singer, trumpeter, and songwriter Bria Skonberg is described by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation.” Recognized as one of “25 for the Future” by DownBeat magazine (Summer 2016), Skonberg is signed to Sony Music Masterworks’ OKeh Records, and released her debut LP, simply titled BRIA, in 2016. The stunning album won the 2017 Canadian Juno Award from “Vocal Jazz Album” of the year.
All of the wit and romance of Jane Austen's classic 1813 novel come to life in this refreshing and engaging adaptation. Finding a husband is hardly Elizabeth Bennet's most urgent priority, but her four sisters and overzealous match-making mother make it difficult to escape the subject. When the independent-minded Elizabeth meets the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy, she is determined not to let her feelings triumph over her good sense. In a society where snubs and deceit proliferate, is it possible for Elizabeth and Darcy to look beyond his pride and her prejudice?