Haverhill native James Bassi, a New York City-based composer, arranger, music director, pianist and singer, performs live online this Wednesday afternoon.
Sponsored by New York University’s Casa Italiana, “James Bassi: The Village to the Vatican” is described as what happens when an Italian-American writes a Broadway musical. The free presentation via Zoom features Bassi performing some of his new score for “The Red Carpet” during “Music for Interesting Times” series.
Bassi will also be joined in conversation with Gina Crusco, Underworld Productions, with special guest Dennis Keene, director of Voices of Ascension. The program begins at 5 p.m. Rehearsal pianist for the New York Philharmonic, arranger/pianist for Deborah Voigt and Tovah Feldshuh and composer whose work was featured at the Vatican during Christmas Eve Midnight Mass, Maestro Bassi has also taught high school-age novice composers and created music for the LaGuardia High School chorus.
Register to receive a video link here. Those who register will receive an e-mail with invitation link by 4 p.m., on Oct. 7.