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CANCELED – Paul Cohen and Anna Keiserman, Guest Artist Recital
October 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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Paul Cohen and Anna Keiserman, Guest Artist Recital
Paul Cohen and Anna Keiserman present an evening of works for saxophone and piano.
Saxophonist Paul Cohen has appeared as a soloist with the San Francisco Symphony, Richmond Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Charleston Symphony and Philharmonia Virtuosi. His solo orchestra performances include works by Debussy, Creston, Ibert, Glazunov, Martin, Loeffler, Tomasi, and others. He also has performed with such orchestras as the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, American Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Santa Fe Opera, New Jersey Symphony, Charleston Symphony, and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra. Dr. Cohen holds MM and DMA degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and has published more than 100 articles on the history and literature of the saxophone. Recent CDs include American Landscapes, Common Ground, New York Rising, and Vintage Saxophones Revisited. Dr. Cohen is currently on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music, Rutgers University, New York University, Columbia University, and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College.
On her recent debut album, Russian Mosaic, pianist Anna Keiserman offers rarely heard gems by Rachmaninoff, Shchedrin, Smirnov, and Medtner. Her performance credits include Le Poisson Rouge, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and the Fête de La Musique. As a soloist she has performed works by Rachmaninoff, Haydn, Beethoven and Arensky with the Volgograd Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Keiserman’s awards include top prizes in two International Piano Competitions in Russia and the 2017 “Culture and Art” award from the New Russia Cultural Center. She has served as a faculty member at the NYU Steinhardt School of the Arts, at the Rutgers University Extension Division, and at William Paterson University. Dr. Keiserman received degrees from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music and the University of Minnesota and recently completed her Doctorate in Piano Performance from Rutgers University, earning the Elizabeth Wyckoff Durham Award for academic distinction and excellence in piano performance.
This event is made possible by the Vilas Trust.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
7:30 pm Central Time Ticket Pricing – In Person:
General – Free
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