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THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013

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by Mallory Gnaegy | A&E Editor

Artist Series Concerts hosts first Lunch, Look, Listen concert Frederick Moyer served a handful of songs as the first course at the Lunch, Look & Listen Artist Series concert Thursday, Jan. 24, at Michaels’s On East. Moyer learned to play the piano when he was 7 years old and has spent nearly 30 years as a full-time concert pianist. The piano man has performed in 43 countries and played everywhere from Carnegie Recital Hall to Suntory Hall, in Tokyo. This was the first in a series of three events, which include an hour-long concert, in an intimate setting, followed by a catered lunch.

Frederick Moyer’s performance, called “Of Old and New: a Grandfather’s Tale,” featured music by Debussy, Ernst von Dohnanyi, Rachmaninoff, Granados, Prokofiev and Bartok.

Constance Bulawka, Bella Arist, Austin Arist and Bohdan Bulawka

if you go Feb. 24: Rene Izquierdo, classical guitarist March 21: Abraham Feder, cello When: 11 a.m. concert; 12:15 p.m. lunch Where: Michael’s On East Ballroom, 1212 East Ave., Sarasota Photos by Mallory Gnaegy

Frederick Moyer has made 24 piano recordings that range from classical to contemporary. ADVERTISEMENT

Artists Series Artistic Director Lee Dougherty Ross, board member Fred Wurlitzer and Executive Director John Fischer

Frederick Moyer sets up a unique feature he uses during his show: a video projection of his hands while he plays during the concert.

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