Welcome to the 2016-2017 Season at the Bower School of Music. Below, you will find the list of our Faculty & Guest Artist Series concerts. The Student Ensemble concerts and student recitals can be found by clicking the link in the left navigation. We look forward to seeing you at soon, and, as always, the Bower School of Music & the Arts would like to thank everyone for a wonderful 2015-16 Faculty & Guest Artist season.
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Giuseppe Mariotti enjoys a truly worldwide career. Born and raised in Italy, he has been Music Director of Vienna’s Minoritenkirche, and is currently Dean of the School of Music of Tokushima Bunri University of Tokushima, Japan and is a lecturer at Vienna Music University. Mariotti is a prolific recording artist and concertizes throughout Europe and the United States, the Russian Federation and Israel, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and many other countries.
Join us for an evening of chamber music by Zemlinsky and Beethoven performed by members of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra.
Canadian/American pianist Isabelle Aubin joins Michael Baron in a program of masterpieces from the French Piano Duo repertoire. A French Canadian, Aubin has a special affinity for the music of France. Luckily, French composers had an affinity for composing music for piano ensemble! This will be a recital sure to appeal to all Francophiles and anyone who enjoys the art of the piano.
The distinguished Polish baritone, Krzysztof Biernacki joins pianist Michael Baron in performing a recital of important songs for the voice, as well as a selection of rarely heard Polish classical music. Biernacki enjoys a strong reputation as a powerful performer. Born and raised in Poland, he performs frequently across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Included in his recital will be selections from the new compact disc made by Biernacki and Baron of songs of the great Polish composer Karol Szymanowski.