The FSU College of Music is pleased to welcome audiences to the first performance of the 2018-2019 University Musical Associates concert season. On Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Opperman Music Hall, faculty members Heidi Louise Williams (piano), Greg Sauer (cello), Shannon Thomas (violin), and Evan Jones (baritone) will present "A Poet's Love," works by Robert Schumann, Frédéric Chopin, and Felix Mendelssohn.
A pre-concert lecture will be offered by Dr. Douglass Seaton, the Warren D. Allen Professor of Music, one hour prior to curtain (6:30 p.m.) in Lindsay Recital Hall.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Robert Schumann, Frédéric Chopin, and Felix Mendelssohn were among the first great proclaimers of "a new poetic age" in music. This evening's concert, entitled "A Poet's Love," features these composers’ most beloved and celebrated chamber works, birthed within the same golden decade of the Romantic Era.
Dichterliebe (A Poet’s Love), Op. 48 (1840) by Robert Schumann
Featuring Evan Thomas Jones, baritone
Sonata in G minor, Op. 65 (1846) by Frédéric Chopin
Featuring Greg Sauer, cello
Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 (1839) by Felix Mendelssohn
Featuring Shannon Thomas, violin; Greg Sauer, cello; Heidi Louise Williams, piano
This is a ticketed performance. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and non-FSU students, and free for current FSU students with a valid FSU ID. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the College of Music Box Office at 645-7949.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:30pm
Opperman Music Hall