Jones to Present Recital
September 23, 2010
Dr. Robert Jones, Associate Professor with NDSU Music, along with Dr. Andrew Froelich, piano, and Dr. Kris Groberg, NDSU Visual Arts, will present a recital titled "2010 Anniversaries" on Thursday, October 7 in Beckwith Recital Hall at 7:30 pm. The recital is free and open to the public.
The recital will feature music written by composers born in 1710, 1810, and 1910, including Thomas Arne, Robert Schumann, Samuel Barber, and Paul Bowles. Additional works to be performed are Flashes and Illuminations by John Harbison and a multi-media presentation of Francis Poulenc's Le Travail du Peintre (The Work of the Painters). The final piece on the program is the reading of the poetry of Paul Eluard and presentation of images and paintings by representative painters.
Additionally, Jones will present a lecture-recital with Dr. Robert O'Conner, NDSU English, and student Evan Montgomery. The lecture-recital, titled "Winter Words, Op. 52 by Benjamin Britten: An Opportunity for Student-Faculty Cross Disciplinary Collaboration," will be presented at the College Music Society National Conference (Minneapolis, MN), September 23-26.