Newsflash! Mark Maimone performs The Seasonings in Carnegie
Hall with Peter Schickele!
Mark Conducts Peter, no Peter cond.... well, SOMEone conducts!
Schickele and Dr. Maimone collaborate on an item of great historical
insignificance, the visual appearance of P.D.Q. Bach's headstone. This
collaboration leads to an historic
ly mindless meeting
meeting of the minds during the first rehearsals of The Seasonings
(S. 1/2 tsp) at New York City in December 1996.
Further research is conducted by one or the
other, but focus shifts to aural presentations of other P.D.Q. Bachanalia.
Maestro Harold Rosenbaum (not shown) proves most
instrumental vocal in his support, as do the other members
of the 50 person Okay Chorale research team.
News of the presentations spreads far and wide,
attracting several of Dr. Maimone's colleagues. They remain blissfully
unaware of his collaboration, however, in spite of ongoing communication and
hints to that effect.
Shown are Jeanne Velonis, Jim Brice, Mark
Maimone, Andrew Gray, fellow singist Maria Daggett, John Velonis, Matt Paterno,
Mark Caswell, Christine Paterno, and Mei Chen.
Fellow conspirator Maria Daggett attracts the
More information is available about the annual P.D.Q.
Bach Christmas concerts in NYC, Public Radio International's Schickele Mix weekly radio show, and things Mark Maimone does when he's not
singing P.D.Q. Bach.
Many thanks to Lloyd and Susan Peterson, Michèle Eaton, Harold
Rosenbaum, Pat Maimone and John Maimone for their assistance!