Larry Miller interviews Rob Tannen, musical impresario in the Princeton area and founder of SALON 33. He discusses the process of creating an ideal private performance locale, the role of house concerts in the Princeton community, and his passion for facilitating music performance as a social activity.
- 0:17: Unconventional musical upbringing
- 4:01: First concert experience and encounter with the organ
- 6:14: Further organ pursuits, early compositions, and new music concerts
- 11:31: Moving to Princeton, house concert series in Delaware
- 13:18: New music concerts in Princeton
- 16:00: His compositions for new music concerts
- 18:06: Moving salon from home on Chestnut St. to Alexander Rd.
- 20:37: Developing performance space in house on Alexander Rd.
- 23:26: Accessibility and finding performers for concert series
- 25:37: Younger performers and student recitals
- 27:06: Partnership with pianist Martin Neron
- 30:33: Memorable performances at SALON 33
- 34:06: Relationship with the Princeton community
- 37:32: Dreams for the future growth of SALON 33
You can read Larry’s reflection on this interview here.