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Chopin - Mortal Man, Immortal Genius

Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Brechemin Auditorium, School of Music, UW-Seattle campus

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Frederic Chopin's birth, Dr. Steven Lagerberg will speak on the present controversy surrounding Chopin's fatal illness and how that illness influenced Chopin's musical style. Seattle pianist Fred Kronacher will play excerpts from Chopin's music that will help to emphasize points made during the lecture.