The Cleveland State University Orchestra and Chorus will perform works by Wagner and Beethoven on Tuesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Waetjen Auditorium in the Music and Communication Building, located on the campus at 2001 Euclid Ave.
The concert is FREE and open to the public.
The program will be conducted by Victor Liva and Brian Bailey. CSU Keyboard Faculty member Robert Cassidy is the featured soloist in Ludwig van Beethovenís Fantasy for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra in C Minor, Op. 80. Also on the program is Beethovenís Mass in C Major, Op. 86 and Richard Wagnerís Overture to Rienzi.
Pianist Robert Cassidy received his bachelor and master degrees in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, where he worked with Solomon Mikowsky, Constance Keene and Marc Silverman. Subsequent studies followed with the legendary pianist Menahem Pressler at Indiana University. Cassidy holds a Doctor of Arts degree in Piano Chamber Music and Accompanying/ Piano Performance from Ball State University, where he was a student of Robert Palmer. Cassidy is the pianist in the acclaimed Almeda Trio, and has been on the CSU faculty since 2008.
A parking garage is adjacent to Music and Communication Building on East 21st Street.
Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for engaged learning. With an enrollment of more than 16,000 students, 8 colleges and more than 250 academic programs, CSU provides a hands-on learning environment that connects students, ideas and real-world experience. Visit www.csuohio.edu for more information.
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