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The Embassy Series: Andre Goricar, Silent Film Pianist

ANDREJ GORIČAR was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in 1971. While studying piano at the Ljubljana Academy of Music in middle 90's, he received the Prešeren Student Award for his interpretation of Beethoven's 5th Piano Concerto with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Marko Letonja. He completed his studies, performing the original ​version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Slovenian Radio Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Carl Davis.​ In the years 1996 - 2007 and from 2010 on, he has been the resident pianist of the Slovenian Cinematheque. He has performed, either playing his own compositions or improvising at the piano, a wide repertoire of silent classics and many silent film retrospectives home and abroad. Featured film will be Sunrise (director F. W. Murnau, USA, 1927, 95 min). $55/buffet reception

Event begins at 7:30PM

Presented by: The Embassy Series

Categories: Music: Classical

Event Venue

EMBASSY OF SLOVENIA

2410 CALIFORNIA STREET, NW
Washington, DC
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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