"The high point of the Empire State Ballet program in Delaware Park Friday night was James Calabrese's piano playing. He was the accompanist for two dances: "Les Clowns," to music of Igor Stravinsky, Scott Joplin and Francis Poulenc; and "Impressions" to music by Claude Debussey. His playing, on an amplified piano was always crisp and precise".- Jack Foran Buffalo News 1981