Celebrating Pianos Concert 1: The Mendelssohns and the Schumanns

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Celebrating Pianos Concert 1: The Mendelssohns and the Schumanns

Celebrating Pianos: Pianos and Piano Music 1750-1850 is a symposium about historical pianos with workshops, demonstrations and two concerts.

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Celebrating Pianos: Pianos and Piano Music 1750-1850

Curated by pianist and Associate Chair for Performance Activities Jiayan Sun, two historical pianos grace the Sweeney stage, with eminent guest artists performing two concerts, in addition to lectures and workshops. For full details, visit https://bit.ly/CelebratingPianos.

Saturday, October 15 - 7:30pm

Celebrating Pianos: Concert 1 - The Mendelssohns and the Schumanns

Cornell Professor Emeritus Malcolm Bilson, Cornell Visiting Artist-Scholar in Residence Mike Cheng-Yu Lee, along with Smith faculty soprano Katherine Saik and Smith faculty pianist Yang Liu, present music by Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, Robert and Clara Schumann, on an 1835 Joseph Simon piano made in Vienna.

The concert is performed live in Sweeney Concert Hall, 144 Green St., Northampton, MA. Please join us for this free concert in person if you can, no tickets necessary. For those who can't make it to campus, register to receive the live-stream link.