Musique on the Bluff Series Features Works by Claude Debussy
Debussy Diversely, a part of the Musique on the Bluff: The French Seasons series, will feature three sonatas that composer Claude Debussy completed near the end of his life as well as his earliest masterpiece, Suite Pour le Piano. Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Quartet No. 1 will also be performed.Joining David Allen Wehr, the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair, will be Gretchen Van Hoesen, principal harpist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), as well as the PSO’s Damian Bursill-Hall, co-principal flute, and Adam Liu, assistant principal cell, among others.
A pre-concert event will feature jazz artists Maureen Budway, adjunct professor of voice, and pianist Joe Utterback, who will perform love songs for Valentine’s Day.
When: Sunday, Feb. 14
2:15 p.m., pre-concert event
3 p.m., concert
Where: PNC Recital Hall, Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
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