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The Violinist is Present-one on one

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Experience hosted by Abraham

60 mins
Includes tickets
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

This work, 'The Violinist is Present', is a performance I created in 2012 in collaboration with renowned artist Marina Abramovic. I have full rights to the piece. The inspiration for the piece began as thus:
Tired of traditional concert set up where the performer is on stage and the audience is passive, I wanted to create a unique performing style that would directly engage the audience and create a living dialogue between us.
In 'The Violinist is Present', I offer a personalized, private concert for the viewer.
One on one, we sit in two chairs facing each other. I have my violin and you have your eyes, ears, and your soul. The only rule is to keep eye contact at all times. I then improvise on violin what I see in your eyes (emotions, soul). This piece becomes a kind of therapy for the soul-- we create together a non-verbal dialogue where your emotions direct what I play, and what I play then changes your emotions-creating an extremely powerful collaborative work of art.
The whole experience lasts for one hour, and can be one on one only, or can be with a group (all have to consent before the performance). It is a private and very special experience made just for you !
Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alhVQpadGe8
This work, 'The Violinist is Present', is a performance I created in 2012 in collaboration with renowned artist Marina Abramovic. I have full rights to the piece. The inspiration for the piece began as thus:
Tired of traditional concert set up where the performer is on stage and the audience is passive, I wanted to create a unique performing style that would directly engage the audience and create a living dialogue between us.
In 'The V…

What's included

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Meet your host, Abraham

Host on Airbnb since 2012
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I am a trained classical violinist and singer, performing and touring internationally for almost 10 years already. I am passionate about bringing my audiences directly inside my work, giving them a deeper and more transformational experience. I started exploring interactive performance in 2012 when I began collaborating with renowned artist Marina Abramovic. Since then I have performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, the Public Theater NYC, National Sawdust (artist in residence 2017-18), Barbican Centre London, Southbank Centre London, and toured South America and much of Europe.
I've performed this specific piece all over the world and have interacted with different types of people and cultures, which is something I love doing.
This performance is a unique experience created and performed by only me!
I am a trained classical violinist and singer, performing and touring internationally for almost 10 years already. I am passionate about bringing my audiences directly inside my work, giving them a deeper and more transformational experience. I started exploring interactive performance in 2012 when I began collaborating with renowned artist Marina Abramovic. Since then I have performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, the Public Theater NYC, National Sawdust (artist in residence 2017-18)…
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Where you'll be

You come to me at a private, calm downtown Boston location in Back Bay. I make the space special and inviting for you to experience the performance fully and deeply!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 14 and up can attend.