Check out the review of MY COMA DREAMS in Culturebot "a beautiful piece, seamlessly combining music, theater and video into one coherent, dream-like narrative."
We are all so happy about the premiere of MY COMA DREAMS. We are going through footage and will post more photos soon!
Herschel and Michael rehearsing at Eamonn Farrell's studio in Brooklyn. Tech rehearsal is starting tomorrow in Montclair with the Premiere in 3 days...
Fred rehearsing on the piano he will playing on at the Premiere in a week. Beautiful pianos, great sound and terrible light. Can we all agree that it's time to get rid of fluorescent lights.
Fred Hersch has been nominated for pianist of the year! Congratulations Fred. http://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2011-nominees.html
With the help of Jill and Ryan at Montclair, we are nailing down camera positions for the Premiere of MY COMA DREAMS on May 7th. Get your tickets now - it's selling out fast!
"It's a meaningful exploration of what it is to go to this line of demarcation between life and death", says director and librettist Herschel Garfein. "It would be an interesting story even if it wasn't Fred Hersch, but it's like having Orpheus after he gets back from hell tell his story and make a piece …
The Full Frame Film Festival, a whirlwind four-day fest in Raleigh-Durham, NC, is widely considered one of the best fests for documentary film. This year, Charlotte is a juror for the Full Frame Inspiration Award and watched a whopping 19 films in competition. I'm here for the premiere of The Universal Language, which I produced …
Speaker/singer Michael Winther talks about his role as the narrator of My Coma Dream, "I am called now the speaker-singer. I am sort of the voice for Fred."
Great fun filming Herschel Garfein and Michael Winther rehearsing this week. The Canon 5D is awesome!