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Open Door Concert Series Concludes with Selections of Russian Avant-Garde of the 20th Century

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)April 14, 2016

MAHWAH, N.J. — The Open Door Concert Series at Ramapo College concludes on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. with the final concert for the Spring 2016 season highlighting Russian music of the last 150 years.

The concert will feature Russian/French pianist Irina Kataeva-Aimard who will give a concert titled “Russian Avant-Garde of the 20th Century.” She will perform and discuss works by Sergei Prokofiev, Alexander Scriabin, Dmitri Shostakovich and other Russian composers of that era.

Irina graduated from the Moscow Conservatoire with distinction in piano studies and performs at contemporary music festivals in Italy, Finland, Great Britain and Spain as well as in programs of new music in Paris. She also has toured and given master classes in Germany, Russia and the United States. Irina has worked with leading conductors of the 20th century.

The Open Door Concert Series will take place in the York Room at the Birch Mansion on campus. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 and seating is limited. Refreshments will be served following each performance.

For information, contact Itay Goren at gorenitay@hotmail.com

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