Pianist to play Mozart, Beethoven at Feb. 7 recital

February 4, 2016 | Events, UToday, — Communication and the Arts
By Angela Riddel

Dr. José López, associate professor and coordinator of keyboard studies for Florida International University in Miami, will give a master class and a recital as part of The University of Toledo’s Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series.

The master class will take place Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon, and the recital will be Sunday, Feb. 7, at 3 p.m. Both events are free.



The recital program will include Mozart’s Motet from “Thamos, King in Egypt,” Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata, “November” by Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn, and a collection of works by Charles Valentin Alkan.

In addition to his work at Florida International University, López is the president of the university’s South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society. He also is the founder and co-director of the Deering Estate at Cutler’s Living Artist Concert Series.

López holds master and doctoral degrees from the University of Miami School of Music. He performs throughout the United States and internationally with chamber groups, orchestras and as a solo pianist.

As founder of the Dalbergi Trio, he is passionate about restoring unique and unusual pieces from romantic and classical composers.

For more information, contact Dr. Michael Boyd, UT professor of music, at michael.boyd.@utoledo.edu or 419.530.2183.

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