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Coming Attraction: Stravinsky Meets The Mona Lisa

As part of the upcoming Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (in April), Astral Artists has commissioned animation by Micah Chambers Goldberg, accompanied by a piano transcription of Stravinsky's The Firebird by Alexander Moutouzkine - and played live by him - in a film called Who Stole the Mona Lisa?" The premiere is planned for April 9 at the Kimmel. The trailer looks promising.

Coming Attraction: Stravinsky Meets The Mona Lisa

As part of the upcoming Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (in April), Astral Artists has commissioned animation by Micah Chambers Goldberg, accompanied by a piano transcription of Stravinsky's The Firebird by Alexander Moutouzkine - and played live by him - in a film called Who Stole the Mona Lisa?" The premiere is planned for April 9 at the Kimmel. The trailer looks promising.

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

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