Opening Night: Left Alone Rhapsody

Thursday, May 2 / 7pm

Carnegie Music Hall

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Film Pittsburgh is excited to present JFilm Festival's Opening Night screening of Left Alone Rhapsody: The Musical Memoir of Pianist John Bayless!

This Pennsylvania premiere of Left Alone Rhapsody will be followed by:

  • A live performance by John Bayless
  • A Q&A with John Bayless and the film's director, Stewart M. Schulman
  • A dessert reception attended by John and Stewart!

This event is sponsored by The Arthur J. and Betty F. Diskin Cultural Endowment Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

Charitable proceeds benefit Film Pittsburgh and the John Bayless Fund for Brain Research. To learn more about the John Bayless Fund for Brain Research and to make an additional donation, click here.

About the film: Following a 30-year-long career as a solo pianist, Leonard Bernstein protégé John Bayless suffered a debilitating stroke. Left Alone Rhapsody chronicles his rise from a young musical prodigy to an internationally renowned recording artist, and his courageous struggle post-stroke to reinvent himself.