Tuesday Night Piano Recital to Celebrate Bicentennial of Chopin's Birth
Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 [11:22 AM]
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The music of Bach, Chopin
Mozart and Ravel will be featured at a Jan. 26 piano recital at
Lindsey Wilson College.
Pianist Andrea Anderson will perform selected pieces by
the four European composers at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the
W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The concert -- which is
part of the 2009-10 Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series -- is
free and open to the public.
Anderson's piano recital will include Johann Sebastian Bach's
"Prelude and Fugue in C Sharp Major" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's
"Sonata in F Major" and Maurice Ravel's "Sonatine."
The highlight of the recital will be music by Frédéric Chopin,
the 19th-century Polish composer whose bicentennial birth is being
celebrated this year around the world.
Anderson will perform Chopin's "Scherzo in B Flat Minor,"
"Ballade in F Major," "Nocturne in D Flat Major" and "Polonaise in
A Flat Major."
Anderson studied at the Manhattan (N.Y.) School of Music,
Columbia University and University of Southern California, and she
recently earned a doctorate from Claremont Graduate (Calf.)
Anderson was granted the Harold Bauer Award by the Manhattan
School and a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation for further
study and performance at the Aspen Music Festival. She has
performed in the United States, China, Sweden, Finland and
Lithuania, and she has made several recordings.
Pianist Andrea Anderson will perform 7 p.m. CT Tuesday, Jan.
26, in the Lindsey Wilson College W.W. Slider Humanities Center
Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. For more
information, contact Cultural Affairs Chair Phil Hanna at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 384-8250.
For more information about Anderson, visit her Web site: www.andreaanderson.com.