Ragtime from Barrelhouse to Broadway
February 20. 2013 12:01AM
Pianist Gary Boerckel, host of ‚??Music to My Ears‚?Ě on WVIA-FM, and soprano Bernadette Boerckel will perform rags from the 1890s to the 1990s, narrating the story of the rise and revival of one of America‚??s most enduring musical styles. Music by Scott Joplin, Zez Confrey, William Bolcom and excerpts from the musical Ragtime based on the E.L. Doctorow novel. Join us in the Sordoni High-Definition Theater Studio at WVIA for this delightful program, which will be recorded for later radio broadcast. A light reception will follow. Free transportation from the Dietrich Theater to WVIA‚??s Media Center will be provided. Bus will meet at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock and will depart from the Dietrich at 1:30 p.m. Concert at 3 p.m. By reservation only. Please call the Dietrich at 570-996-1500 to sign up.