IN PERSON! An August Afternoon with Johann Strauss,Jr. - "The Waltz King"

Code: MT31205

Dates: August 11, 2021

Meets: 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center Porch

Course Fee: $45.00

There are 4 openings remaining at this time.

Waltz to the lilting tunes and lovely melodies of Johann Strauss Jr. (1825-1899), the Waltz King, as we return to the salons and palaces of Old Vienna to meet this extraordinarily talented composer. Learn about his life and his lasting legacy and the other members of his famous musical family dynasty as we journey "On the Beautiful Blue Danube" and listen to "Tales from the Vienna Woods." Presented in the 1st person in period costume.
Fee: $45.00

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Creutzburg Center Porch

260 Gulph Creek Road
(in Harford Park)
Radnor, PA 19087
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Jack Covington

Dr. Covington is an Oxford-educated cultural historian and classically trained stage actor. He is the Creative Director of “Characters-on-Call” – 1 st person living history biographies.  He presents dynamic first-person historical impersonations of famous literary and historical personages from the pages of history – in authentic period costume – history brought to life! He is a refreshingly innovative, enlightening, and engagingly dynamic educator, actor, and entertainer of the most creative kind – one who loves both his craft and his audience – who consistently delivers a show in true “that’s entertainment” style.  He deliberately steps outside the proverbial box, breaking down barriers and successfully injecting spontaneity, wit, and warmth into his lecture performances. He has performed for many historical and cultural organizations and also served as a tour guide for houses on the historical register. Performance topics he has presented are listed on his website, Dr. Covington is also a world traveler, adventurer, and a former avid mountaineer.  His ability to incorporate his first-hand experiences into his lecture performances serves to both enlighten and enthrall his audiences. He delights in the opportunity to share his unique concept of combining lifelong learning with entertainment that will educate, stimulate, and inspire his audiences today and tomorrow!



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