(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)December 6, 2013
(MAHWAH, NJ) – On Wednesday, December 11, the next Open Door Concert Series event will take place at 7 p.m. in the York Room at the Birch Mansion. Pianist and Professor Itay Goren will perform the 15 Variations and Fugue for piano Op. 35, composed by Beethoven.
In Beethoven’s oeuvre one theme reoccurs throughout his compositions and is highly significant in his work, notably as the theme of the Finale of his Third Symphony, the “Eroica.” Professor Goren will explore the musical, cultural and historical aspects surrounding that theme in addition to performing the Piano Variations.
The event is open to the general public, with parking space available in the Faculty Lot. Refreshments will be served after the program has concluded.
Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state's premier public liberal arts college. Ranked among the top colleges in the region by College Choice and recognized by, among others, U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Colleges of Distinction and, also designated by Victory Media as a "Military Friendly College," Ramapo College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
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