Monday, January 26, 2015

Condoleezza Rice Rehearses at the Mann Center

Condoleezza Rice, national security adviser and U.S. Secretary of State for the Bush administration, rehearses the middle movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in D Minor, K. 466, with the Philadelphia Orchestra this morning at the Mann Center.

Condoleezza Rice Rehearses at the Mann Center

Ed Hille/The Inquirer

Condoleezza Rice, national security adviser and U.S. Secretary of State for the Bush administration, rehearses the middle movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in D Minor, K. 466, with the Philadelphia Orchestra this morning at the Mann Center.

The Mann's 4,700 or so under-cover seats are sold out, though lawn spots remain for the concert, which also features Aretha Franklin. More here.

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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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