The Emerson Cultural Series will present pianist Kate Boyd on Tuesday, June 8 at 7:30 pm, performing at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC), at 10341 Water St. (Hwy 42), Ephraim.
In commemoration of the bicentennial year of Chopin and Schumann, Boyd will perform a program entitled “Chopin and Schumann: The Great Romantics” which will include Chopin’s 24 Preludes, Op. 28, and two works by Schumann (see below for details). The program will also include Beethoven’s “Pastorale” Sonata.
Boyd is on the piano faculty of Butler University, Indianapolis, IN. She has performed nationally and internationally and is returning to Door County to perform on the final concert of the Emerson Cultural Series. Her performances have been featured on CBC and NPR radio. A passionate advocate for new music, she has performed numerous world premieres. Boyd is a founding member of the New York-based Oracle Trio, a piano trio that performs works from the eighteenth century to the present. She holds degrees from Stony Brook University, the Oberlin Conservatory and also holds a performance diploma from the Hannover (Germany) Academy of Music. She was a concert artist and teacher in Europe for seven years. She is the daughter of Baileys Harbor residents Ken and Carol Boyd.
Tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults and $5 for students. For further information, please call 920-854-7559.
Chopin and Schumann: The Great Romantics
Arabeske, Op. 18
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Widmung, S. 566
arr. Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Sonata in D Major, Op. 28
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Preludes, Op. 28
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)