What can you say about Allan Dameron except that you won’t find a more amazing pianist to play with anywhere. Period. A friend of mine called him a “musical jellyfish”- not flattering-sounding at first thought, but actually a very apt description of how his fingers can move in any direction to do anything and how fantastically musically flexible he is. He is, as you might expect, a wonderfully warm friend and colleague and he has the soul of a poet. He might have been Keats or Shelley in a previous life. If you came to our fundraiser in April you heard him play that incredible Schubert Eb piano trio- and that was the first time he ever performed it! I can guarantee you don’t want to miss his performance of the Archduke.