Lucian Ban photo by Minodora Tibrea.
$35 adults, $33 Earshot members and seniors, $17 students and military
Presented in partnership with the American Romanian Cultural Society of Seattle and the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York.
Lucian Ban & Elevation: Songs from Afar with Transylvanian singer Gavril Tarmure and special guest Billy Hart (drums). Ban, the Transylvania-via-New York pianist/composer, “plays with a fluency and sensibility that recalls Vladimir Horowitz as much as McCoy Tyner” (All About Jazz). With Brad Jones (bass), Mat Maneri (viola), Abraham Burton (sax) and special guest Billy Hart (drums). Opening: renowned Romanian classical pianist Angela Drăghicescu and string quartet perform Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody.
This event sets off the Romanian Film Festival in Seattle (November 17-19 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. more info