What is the world’s first novel? Early contenders included The Satyricon, probably the world’s first dirty book, and The Golden Ass, about a man who turns himself into a donkey and has various adventures. But only Daphnis and Chloe can claim to be the first romance novel!
Do you recognize this balcony? Our upcoming Legendary Love Stories concert features Tchaikovsky's “Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture,” inspired by the play we all had to read in high school (although some of us may have read the Cliffs Notes!).
Our guest artist for Legendary Love Stories, Natasha Paremski, began her piano studies at the age of four! Born in Moscow, she moved to the United States when she was eight, becoming a U.S. citizen shortly thereafter, and is now based in New York.