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Pianist David Kaplan Gives DMA Recital Oct. 24

The Yale School of Music presents the pianist David Kaplan in a Doctor of Musical Arts recital on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8 pm, at Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall, 470 College Street (corner of Wall Street), New Haven.

Kaplan-DavidKaplan, who has been lauded by The New York Times for his “striking imagination and creativity,” will perform music by Brahms, Bartók, Beethoven, and fellow YSM alumnus Timo Andres.

Brahms’ Seven Fantasies, Op. 116, frame the first half of the program, which also includes Schoenberg’s Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19, and Bartók’s Suite, Op. 14. The second half of the recital opens with How Can I Live in the World of Your Ideas? by Timo Andres ’07BA, ’09MM. Kaplan concludes the recital with Beethoven’s Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a, “Les Adieux.”

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Published October 7, 2013
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William Halpin gives lecture on wind bands Oct. 8

Dr. William Halpin will present a lecture on the roots of the modern wind band on Tuesday, October 8 at 5 pm. The lecture will take place in Hendrie Hall, Room 301.

The full title of the lecture is, “The Roots of the Modern Wind Band in the Operas Orchestras of Mozart.” Professor Emeritus at the Dublin [Ireland] Institute of Technology’s College of Music, Dr. Halpin launches his East Coast lecture series on the precedents of the modern wind orchestra in the opera orchestras of W.A. Mozart. He will be speaking to the Yale Concert Band, which will be performing excerpts from Mozart’s Gran Partita, K. 371, in November.

Yale School of Music students are welcome to attend.

Published October 7, 2013
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