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City Lights "A Night at the Symphony" to Feature Maureen Carr

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Maureen Carr

Experience Philadelphia’s world-class Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts with Maureen Carr, Distinguished Professor of Music at Penn State, in "A Night at the Symphony," part of the Alumni Association's City Lights series. She will examine the compositional process and inspiration of three pieces by Eastern European composers, to be performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra following her presentation: Smetana, “The Moldau”; Bartók, Piano Concerto No. 3; and Dvorak Symphony No. 6. The event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by Carr's educational program at 6:30 p.m., and concert at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 for Alumni Association members, $65 for non-members. Click here for more information and to register.

Carr teaches undergraduate and graduate music theory and is a scholar of the music of Igor Stravinsky. Her book, After the Rite: Stravinsky’s Path to Neoclassicism, will be published by Oxford University in 2014. For more information on Maureen Carr, click here.