Chopin and Debussy
Friday, May 9, 12:10–1:15 p.m.
Junior Common Room, Peterson Student Center
Peter Pesic, piano
There is no charge for admission
Musician-in-residence and tutor emeritus Peter Pesic continues his tour of music of the 20th century with a program that features Debussy’s Mazurka (1891), Valse romantique (1890), Masques (1904), L'isle joyeuse (1904), and Images book I (1905), and Chopin's B in F minor, op. 52.
Peter Pesic is tutor emeritus and musician in residence at St. John’s College, Santa Fe. He attended Harvard and Stanford, obtaining a doctorate in physics. He has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Pesic also is a visiting scholar at Harvard University.
"Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice."
- Virginia Woolf