Music Talks, Princeton BTGALA and Yale GALA Present...
An LGBTQ Soiree with live music, including jazz, pop and classical performances!
New York, NY
WHEN: Monday, May 16th, 6:30PM to 8:30PM
WHERE: Interface NYC -- 140 W 30th St, New York NY 10001
Behind the black door!
COST: $15 in advance, $20 at the Door, cash bar
RSVP: This may sell out, so best to purchase tickets ahead at https://goo.gl/qEawGX
Join us for a cocktail party with three concert vignettes performed by guest artists ranging from Bach to Ella:
6:45 pm - Cellist Elad Kabilio presents Bach and Spanish music
7:30 pm - Jazz Singer Thana Alexa featuring 12th night Jazz Trio in a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
8:15 pm - Singer/songwriter Yanni Burton
*$15 in advance, $20 at the door
We will have a full bar set up by the neighboring restaurant Till and Sprocket with plenty of time to socialize between performances!
Featured and organizing this evening is the handsome and talented Elad Kabilio. Elad hails from Israel and is an active soloist, chamber musician and a teaching artist. Elad is the founder of MusicTalks. MusicTalks brings classical music to an intimate and informal setting. Performed by the finest young artists, MusicTalks breaks down the barriers between musicians and audience by taking advantage of the intimacy that chamber music provides. With engaging and interactive conversation, the listener is given an experience that truly makes Music Talk!
Since dedicating herself to music, jazz singer Thana Alexa has performed and recorded with Antonio Sanchez on his album New Life and his upcoming album The Meridian Suite - performances have included Red Sea Jazz Festival and Montreal Jazz Festival - with legendary drummer Bernard "Pretty" Purdie and two albums with guitarist Gene Ess. For the last two years she's been in residency at Greenwich Village's 55 Bar.
Yanni Burton is an Aussie pop singer, songwriter and bassist. Yanni released his debut EP - SameOldLove in April of 2014, produced by Kieran Kelly, Multi Platinum record producer for Angus and Julia Stone's Album - Down The Way. Since graduating from The Juilliard School, Yanni has performed around the globe as a bassist and singer songwriter. In his home ground you can find Yanni at venues including, Carnegie Hall, 54 Below, Metropolitan Room, Rockwood Music Hall, Alice Tully, The Bitter End, Pianos, and Fontana's. He has also performed along side pop icons such as John Legend, Michelle Williams, Natasha Beddingfield and Rufus Wainwright.