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.
"The generation of mankind is like the generation of leaves. The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the living tree burgeons with leaves again in the spring."