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The Russian American Connection at Westminster Choir College

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Sunday September 17, 2017
3:00 PM

Pianist Clipper Erickson will open the Westminster Conservatory 2017-2018 Faculty Recital Series with a performance titled "The Russian American Connection" on Sunday, September 17 at 3 p.m. in Bristol Chapel on the campus of Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton.  Admission is free.

The program will include music by Russian and American composers, including Modest Mussorgsky's monumental Pictures at an Exhibition.  Other works include David Finko's Sonata No. 1, which was inspired by the Yiddish Jewish World and its culture, particularly by the Moscow State Jewish Theater and its leading actor Solomon Mikhoels; and Amy Beach's Ballad, Op. 6.  He will also perform Sonata Notturna, composed by Richard Brodhead for Clipper Erickson. 

Learn more about this performance at www.rider.edu/arts or by calling 609-921-2663.  Westminster Choir College is located at the corner of Hamilton Avenue and Walnut Lane in Princeton.


 

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