Our Great Tchaikovsky
Written and performed by Hershey Felder
Directed by Trevor Hay
- Heartbreak House
- The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey
- Cloud 9
- The Comedy of Errors
- A Christmas Carol
- The Piano Lesson
- Queens for a Year
- Having Our Say
- Romeo & Juliet
- The Body of an American
- A Christmas Carol (2015)
- Rear Window
- An Opening in Time
- Kiss Me, Kate
- The Pianist of Willesden Lane
- Private Lives
- A Christmas Carol (2014)
- Ether Dome
An Interview with Hershey Felder
Meet the Artist
"It always begins with the music in these kinds of pieces. And then one must know whatever there is to know about the composer so that the story can be distilled in order to create a veritable illusion of what it may have been like to be in the presence of the composer." Read more...
The Life & Mysterious Death of Tchaikovsky
From Civil Servant to Prolific Composer
Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky was born in 1840 at Votkinsk, in Vyatka Province, in the Ural Mountains, approximately 600 miles east of Moscow. Read more...
Timeline of Russian Classical Music
From the 18th Century to Modern Times
In the 18th century, Peter I brought in reforms introducing western music fashions to Russia. During the subsequent reign of Empresses Elisabeth and Catherine, the Russian imperial court attracted many prominent musicians... Read more...
Exciting Summer Youth Performances
Breakdancing Shakespeare and Pippin
Breakdancing Shakespeare returns for its 11th season with a production of As You Like It, and Hartford Stage Teen Musical presents the musical Pippin. Read more...