PianoForte Foundation is proud to present “Playful Talk with Yana Reznik”, a new production that invites audiences to engage with renowned stars of the classical music world in an entertaining and personal exchange of words and music. For the first time, both live and internet audiences come to know the personalities of the men and women behind the instruments. Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera Orchestra, Ars Viva Orchestra and international soloists join pianist and host Yana Reznik in music making, either prepared classical masterpieces or spontaneous improvisations
Yana and her guests connect the classical stage with a diverse, cross-generational population that lives on the social media platforms of our interconnected world. The experience continues as “Playful Talk” live studio attendees get an exclusive opportunity to dine with Yana and her guest artists immediately following each broadcast.
The show is inspired by the passion of breaking down the boundaries and stigma of classical music. “Playful Talk” reaches out to the audiences through personal communication and accessibility along with the high level of performance.
The experience continues as Playful Talk attendees get an exclusive opportunity to dine with Yana and her guest artists immediately following each broadcast at Chicago’s Kurah Mediterranean Restaurant – the city’s cozy, highly regarded culinary niche at 1355 S. Michigan Ave.
The show is inspired by the thrill of live music, interviews, and personal communication with the purpose of sharing the wonders of the classical artists’ lives. Yana and her international guests create a new channel of communication between the classical stage and diversified contemporary generations - reaching a public beyond its studio audience through the integral broadcasting vision.
Playful Talk is supported by Chicago’s prestigious PianoForte Foundation and broadcast live on PianoForte's YouTube Channel and Yana’s website
Here are the details:
-“Playful Talk” is produced by the acclaimed and innovative pianist Yana Reznik and welcomes live audiences at PianoForte Studios at 1335 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60605.
-Each show is broadcast live via
-Each broadcast is available for viewing at anytime after the show via
-Audience members are encouraged to ask questions via Twitter (@playfultalk), which will be answered selectively during the show.
-The dining with the artists is held at Chicago’s Kurah Mediterranean Restaurant – the city’s cozy, highly regarded culinary niche at 1355 S. Michigan Ave. (VIP tickets required)
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