Friday and Saturday, February 13-14, 2015
The 12th Piano Celebration pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in a two-day interdisciplinary festival with science, film, and music.
Einstein’s Light: A new film by Nickolas Barris, music by Bruce Adolphe,
and recorded by violinist Joshua Bell.
- Friday morning: Einstein & Niels Bohr: Expressions of Wonder and Playfulness, with Len Barron
- Friday afternoon: Living the Musical Life: A Many-Hatted Approach to a Musical Career, with Bruce Adolphe, the mastermind behind NPR’s Piano Puzzler
- Peruse the Science Fair before the Friday evening show!
- Friday 7 pm: sneak preview of scenes from Einstein’s Light with composer Bruce Adolphe and film director Nickolas Barris. In this delightful new film, Einstein’s musical mind and his devotion to the violin are central themes.
- Relativity for Lovers! Spend Valentine’s Day with A Beautiful Equation. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the messages of playfulness and imagination in this 2014 Boulder film creation. Prizes for the best Einstein look-alike costumes!
- Achievement Day Saturday One-to-One critique sessions for piano students of all levels and ages. Only $5/5 minutes!
Albert Einstein, who changed our understanding of the universe, thought in terms of music. The most brilliant scientific thinker since Newton, Einstein said that Mozart’s music “was so pure that it seemed to have been ever-present in the universe, waiting to be discovered by the master.”
FREE PARKING upon exit in the 7th Street Garage, just west of the King Center.