The Old In and Out- 31

Dr. Schimmel talks about the success of the Seminars – The Accordion is 3D, as well as his performance of Beethoven’s Egmont at The Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center as well as the International Beethoven Festival in Chicago. He announces the 2014 Seminars – The Everyday Accordion: Ordinary x Proper = Radiant – the 20th Year Anniversay and tells the story behind his new piece: Gran Torino, which will receive it’s world premiere on Sept 29 by The Colonials at Spectrum on Ludlow Street in New York. He gives the world (radio) premiere of his Absent Songs for voice and accordion based on poems by A.E. Houseman, Gerard Manley Hopkins and Vachel Lindsay.

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