Emory Report

 September 2, 1997

 Volume 50, No. 2

Emory concert season
features various artists

The Music at Emory 1997-98 season includes the popular Canadian Brass on Oct. 18 and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (Feb. 24), along with the Nov. 21 hometown recital debut of internationally acclaimed Atlanta mezzo-soprano Jennifer Larmore. The Tallis Scholars, a Renaissance music vocal ensemble, perform April 18, and Japanese percussionist Mika Yoshida makes her Atlanta debut Sept. 28. All four are part of the Flora Glenn Candler International Artist Series.

Three of the country's top violinists will perform in "The Three Concertmasters" March 23. Cecylia Arzewski of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Martin Chalifour of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and William Preucil of the Cleveland Orchestra will be accompanied on piano by Emory pianist-in-residence William Ransom in a combination of solos, duos and trios.

Other season highlights include pianist Jeffrey Siegel's "The Mystic and the Macabre" on Jan. 17 from his popular Keyboard Conversations series; four concerts from the Emory Chamber Music Society directed by Ransom; the Electric Arts Duo, a techno-ensemble blending electric and acoustic music with interactive media, dance and movement, on Oct. 4; and, on March 3, French organ virtuouso Daniel Roth, also part of the Candler Series.

In addition to these events, there are numerous free performances by Emory musicians throughout the season. Call the box office at 727-5050 or send an e-mail to boxoffice@emory.edu for more information.

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