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LACMA Sunday

On March 25th my father would have turned 86, had he still been alive. I lit a candle for him and I went to spend the afternoon at LACMA. If you go to LACMA, be sure to see the Metropolis II Kinetic sculpture (see pic), as well as the Surrealistic paintings by Women called In Wonderland. Especially look for the paintings by Dorothea Tanning, 1910-2012 (see pic). My LACMA day ended with a live broadcast concert with my friend, pianist Armen Guzelimian performing together with Russian counter tenor Slava Kagan Paley (see pic).
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My friend Armen Guzelimian played for a full house at the Pasadena Public Library on Sunday.┬áHis performance included works by Chopin, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and others. When Armen plays it makes you forget time and space. Not only does he posses a brilliant technique, but the emotional impact doesn’t compare to anything else. In between the pieces, Armen also explains what we are about to hear, speaks about the composer and sometimes with great sense of humor. He is truly a master of the classical piano, a great guy and I consider myself lucky to have him as my friend.

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