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200 candles for Robert Schumann

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on April 6, 2010 at 9:06 pm with No Comments »
April 6, 2010 9:06 pm

Robert Schumann is turning 200 and the University of Puget Sound is marking his birth with a Jacobsen Concert.

Four works by the German composer will be performed as tribute to cellist Cordelia Wikarski-Miedel who is retiring as Northwest Artist in Residence at UPS.

Performers will include Rodger Burnett (French horn), Roberta Hansen and Amy Windus (cello), Duane Hulbert (piano), Dawn Padula (mezzo-soprano), Joyce Ramee (viola), Tanya Stambuk (piano), and Keith Ward (piano).

The program includes: Adagio and Allegro for Cello and Piano Op.70

German composer Robert Schumann

Andante and Variations in B Flat Major for two pianos, two cellos, and horn Op. 46
, Liederkreis Op. 39 (A cycle of 12 songs, with poetry by Joseph Eichendorff)
 Marchenbilder Op. 113 for Viola and Piano.

The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Friday in UPS’s Schneebeck Concert Hall. Admission is $12.50 general admission; $8.50 for seniors, non-Puget Sound students, and Puget Sound faculty and staff. It’s free for current Puget Sound students. Tickets will available at the door or by calling 253-879-3419.

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