The Department of Music congratulates the winners of this year’s concerto competition: pianist Evan Chow ’16, violinist Jessie Chen ’16, soprano Solène Le Van ’18, and violinist Samantha Cody ’17.
Boston-based ensemble Grand Harmonie will present a semi-staged performance of Beethoven's only opera Fidelio on January 23, 2016 at 7:30PM at Richardson Auditorium, the first on period instruments in the United States. The production is led by Princeton alumnus Geoffrey McDonald, and is supported in part by the Department of Music, the Department of German, and the Lewis Center for the Arts. Professor Scott Burnham will lead a post-performance talk-back.
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