Tag Archives: classical music

Platero and I

Photo of Platero

On Wednesday, April 6, Paley Library’s noontime concert series, Beyond the Notes, will feature Duo MusicAleph, consisting of Temple graduate Sandrine Erdely-Sayo, composer and pianist, and Elizabeth Peña, narrator. They will perform Ms. Erdely-Sayo’s work for piano Platero y Yo, inspired by the novel by Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881-1958). Juan Ramón Jiménez, winner of the … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Contest!

Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate! Who was John Field? Click here to submit your answer! Remember to cite your source for more chances to win! Contest closes on Tuesday, March 15th, at 10:00pm. Good luck! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!   Find out more about the concert here!

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Words and Music from Ireland

Porcelain Shamrock piano

On Wednesday, March 16, Paley Library will present music from and inspired by Ireland at its noon concert series, presented by students and faculty of the Boyer College of Music and Dance. This concert is the brainchild of Dr. Charles Abramovic, professor and chair of the keyboard department of the Boyer College. After receiving degrees … Continue reading

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Shhh…. a Contest!

Renowned composer Maurice Wright and Sandra James, computer artist, speak about their music/art installation! Wednesday, February 10th, 12:00pm – 12:45pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Answer the question to win a $10 gift certificate! What is SEAMUS? Remember to cite your source for extra chances to win! Click here to … Continue reading

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“Shhh…” – An Interview

Maurice Wright and Sandra James

Dr. Maurice Wright and Ms. Sandra James were kind enough to share some of their thoughts on their new piece Shhh…, which will be presented at Paley Library on Wednesday, February 10th. This duo are no strangers to collaboration – their past projects have included GALATEA_RESET, a retelling of the myth of Acis and Galatea … Continue reading

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Scarlatti Marathon!

Portrait of Domenico Scarlatti

Wednesday, January 27th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Why? Because there is never enough Scarlatti! Domenico Scarlatti  1685 (same year as J.S. Bach!) – 1757 Domenico Scarlatti’s keyboard sonatas, expressive and elegant, quintessentially baroque, transport the listener to a time of grace and beauty with the charm and freshness of the Spanish … Continue reading

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Bach to the Future Contest!

Allen Krantz and Guitar

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: The Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Bach to the Future: 3 Centuries of Guitar Music Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 12:00pm – 12:45pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate: How many strings does the modern classical guitar … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes: Bach to the Future — Three Centuries of Guitar Music

Allen Krantz and Guitar

Beyond the Notes, Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: The Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Bach to the Future: Three Centuries of Guitar Music Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Of all the instruments employed in Western music, the guitar has possibly the most diverse and unique history (spanning … Continue reading

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Musical Gems in a New Setting Contest!

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: Jeffrey Solow, cello Elise Auerbach, piano Musical Gems in a New Setting Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate: What did the Nazis confiscate from Gregor Piatigorsky in … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes – Musical Gems in a New Setting

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: Jeffrey Solow, cello Elise Auerbach, piano Musical Gems in a New Setting Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall After a quick perusal of the chamber music program for the upcoming Beyond the Notes concert, the names Franz Joseph Haydn, … Continue reading

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