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Fanny Mendelssohn with Jeffrey Engel (Virtual) (Tues., Sept 21st @ 1:00 PM)

Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1846) was one of the most musically gifted women of the 19th century. At the age of 13 she could play from memory half of the 48 preludes and fugues from Bach’s “Well -Tempered Clavier.” Her brother Felix thought she was the better pianist of the two and he was considered one of the greats of his day. She composed some 450 works over 27 years, but only a handful were performed in public or published in her lifetime.

Jeffrey Engel will detail “The Other Mendelssohn’s” life, play excerpts from her oeuvre and explain why she didn’t have a more successful career.
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Tween Book Club: THE DRAGONET PROPHECY (Wings of Fire #1) (Sep. 27 @ 5:00 PM) (Zoom)

By tween request, in September, our Tween Book Club will be discussing the chapter book version of THE DRAGONET PROPHECY (Wings of Fire #1). And best of all, I will actually give out paperback copies of the book to anyone interested in joining the discussion (while supplies last)! Due to flood repairs at Prosser, copies are available only at our McMahon location (1015 Blue Hills Ave). Register online to receive zoom details to join the book chat – you must be registered to receive a copy of the book. Read more >