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CONCERT - John Corigliano 80th Birthday Celebration
Start Date: 2/22/2018Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 2/22/2018End Time: 9:00 PM

Event Description:
To celebrate the 80th birthday of renowned composer and Distinguished Professor John Corigliano, Lehman College of The City University of New York will host a special concert on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7 p.m., which will include three acclaimed guest artists: violinist Lara St. John and pianists Martin Kennedy and Stephen Gosling.

The concert, which will take place in the Hearth Room of the Music Building on the Lehman campus and is open to the public, will serve as a fundraiser for the John Corigliano Scholarship Fund. The three musicians will be performing works for violin and piano, including a work for two pianos tuned a ¼ tone apart.

One of six Distinguished Professors at Lehman College, John Corigliano is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music (2001), five Grammy Awards and an Academy Award (2000). Among his most many notable compositions are Symphony No. 1 (1988). Symphony No. 2 for string orchestra (2000), Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan, an opera entitled The Ghosts of Versailles (1991), and the score for François Girard’s film The Red Violin (1998). His third wind concerto, Pied Piper Fantasy, was premiered by flutist James Galway and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Who: Three acclaimed musical artists—Lara St. John, Martin Kennedy, and Stephen Gosling
What:
Concert to Celebrate Distinguished Professor John Corigliano’s 80th Birthday
When: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 at 7 P.M.
Where: Music Building, Hearth Room
             Herbert H. Lehman College

             250 Bedford Park Boulevard West

             Bronx, NY 10468

Tickets by donation to support the John Corigliano Scholarship Fund.

For more information, please visit lehman.edu/music or email
music.department@lehman.cuny.edu.

Location Information:
Lehman College - Music Building
Room: 330 (Hearth Room)
Contact Information:
Name: Music Department
Phone: 718-960-8247
Email: music@lehman.cuny.edu
Distinguished Professor John Corigliano
Admission Information:
Admission by donation to support the John Corigliano Scholarship Fund.
Audience:
  • Alumni
  • Community
  • Graduate Students
  • Parents
  • Prospective Students
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Transfer Students

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