Contact: Danita Gaudette, 706.244.0039
Date: February 1, 2019
RE: The Piatigorsky Foundation Performs at the Historic Ritz Theatre on February 22nd
Toccoa, GA – February 1, 2019 – Main Street Toccoa is pleased to welcome The Piatigorsky Foundation’s Linda Rosenthal and Jack Sanders to the Ritz Theatre for an evening of classical violin and guitar on Thursday, February 22 nd at 7pm. Admission for this concert is free.
Solo violinist Linda Rosenthal has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia as a soloist with orchestra and as a chamber musician. Based in Alaska and the founder of an annual music festival attracting distinguished artists, she also created and tours in a show for young audiences, Strings & Stories, under the auspices of The Piatigorsky Foundation. Solo guitarist Jack Sanders has performed across the country with acclaimed ensembles, orchestras, and symphonies. In 2013, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as a performer, teacher, luthier, and author.
The Piatigorsky Foundation is dedicated to making live classical music an integral part of everyday life for communities throughout the United States. In performances that are both entertaining and informative, their artists share anecdotes and insights into the works they perform making classical music come alive for a diverse population.
Night at the Ritz, a regular event series at the Historic Ritz Theatre, is funded, in part, by a generous
grant received from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Georgia Council for the Arts. While admission is free for this performance, tickets for all other season shows may be purchased online at www.ritztheatretoccoa.com, or at the Toccoa Welcome Center. Adult tickets are $10, children under 12 and students with an ID are $5. Doors open at 6:30.
For more information on The Piatigorsky Foundation’s performance or Night at the Ritz, please contact Ritz Theatre General Manager Danita Gaudette at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 706.244.0039.