WESTPORT, Conn. -- The Paul Morin Duet will perform both a classical repertoire and new music at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Westport Library’s McManus Room.
The free program will contain original works and a world premiere by Paul Morin, as well as compositions by Beethoven, Paradis, Tomassini and Thais. Morin is a New York-based composer, contemporary artist and pianist. As a composer, his recent projects include a live radio show of Dracula, Rip van Winkle, Lies people Tell and Static in Movements. As a music director and video artist, he has worked on The Kingdom, Motion Sickness, Slowing Down and Six Arm Motion.
In 2011, he released his record for solo piano, Succession of Images. His public performances include at Steinway Hall in New York City, the United Nations, St. Peters in New York City and The Staller Center. He has performed with The Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra and The New York University Symphony Orchestra. He received a graduate degree in performance from New York University and an undergraduate from Stony Brook University.
Patrisa Tomassini is a graduate of the Mannes College of Music in New York City and the Accademia Musicale Ottorino Respighi in Italy. She has appeared on Broadway and television with, among others, Andrea Bocelli, The Irish Tenors, the Saturday Night Live Orchestra, the David Letterman Show, Bjork, U2, Sting, Frank Sinatra Jr, Gloria Estefan, Meatloaf, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Donna Summer and Johnny Mathis. She is a member of Quartette Indigo, and has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Tanglewood Music Festival and the DC Jazz festival with Mike Mossman, Paquito D’Rivera, Nnenna Freelon, Mike Garson, Regina Carter and James Carter. She currently can be seen on Broadway in the Phantom of the Opera.
For more information, phone 203-291-4800 or click here.
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