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Cornell's Department of Music welcomes soprano Tony Arnold and pianist Gábor Csalog on Friday, March 15 at 8:00 pm at Barnes Hall for a performance of Hungarian composer György Kurtag's The Sayings of Peter Bornemisza, Op. 7, plus songs of American composers Ives, Carter, Copland, and Barber. Tony Arnold is internationally acclaimed as a leading proponent of contemporary music and has collaborated with numerous composers to premiere cutting-edge works. She performs regularly with leading contemporary ensembles worldwide, including International Contemporary Ensemble, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the JACK Quartet, and more. Arnold also is a prolific recording artist and is on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Tanglewood Music Center. Csalog studied with Kurtag at the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy in Hungary, and has had several pieces written for him by Kurtag, as well as by György Ligeti. He is a professor of chamber music at the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy.

The Cornell Contemporary Chamber Players present Chatori Shimizu, a Japanese shō (笙) player and award-winning contemporary composer on Saturday, March 16 to give a lecture on Japanese traditional music and contemporary repertoire and to perform a concert with music by Helmut Lachenmann, Kikuko Massumoto, Maki Ishii, and Cornell composers. The lecture is at 1:00pm in Lincoln Hall room 316, and the concert is at 7:30 pm in Lincoln Hall room B20.

The Cornell Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Timna Mayer, presents a trip around the world on Sunday, March 17 at 3:00 pm at Barnes Hall. Repertoire includes Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances, Mozart's Die kleine Nachtmusik, Allegro, Grieg's Norwegian Melody, and Piazzolla's Muerte del Angel and Libertango.

Alumnus David Kim returns to Cornell to perform a fortepiano program of Schumann and Schubert on Wednesday, March 20 at 8:00 pm at Barnes Hall. Kim was a Fulbright Scholar and also studied at Yale, Harvard, and the New England Conservatory. In recent years, he has performed at the Boston Early Music Festival; the Universities of Michigan, Washington, Wisconsin-Madison, South Carolina, Wyoming, New Hampshire, and Maine-Farmington; Bowdoin, Colby, Connecticut, and Gettysburg Colleges; Harvard, Duke, Pennsylvania State, Ohio, Indiana, and Boston Universities; the Orvieto Musica concert series in Chicago; and the Yale and Longy Conservatories of Music.

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