July 19, 2012 • 6:30 PM

Chopin: Seduction, Smoke and Music

Seduction, Smoke and Music tells the love story of Frédéric Chopin, the renowned composer, and George Sand, the infamous cigar-smoking French novelist and feminist. The performance explores the unfolding of their passionate relationship over a decade. Seduction, Smoke and Music, a theatrical concert written and conceived by the Ensemble for the Romantic Century.

Eve Wolf and Max Barros, Artistic Directors, Ensemble for the Romantic Century 

Barrett Wissman, Executive Producer, IMG Artists

James Melo, scriptwriter

Directed by Donald T. Sanders 

Production design by Vanessa James



Nina Kotova, cello
Simon Trpceski, piano
Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky, dancers
Narrators to be announced.


Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky's performance is made possible by a gift from Dede Wilsey

Event Address

Castello di Amorosa
4045 St. Helena Hwy
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From Napa: Take Hwy 29 north. Approximately 5.2 miles after passing through St. Helena, turn LEFT into the Castello di Amorosa (blue sign).