Music

Beethoven and the Past: Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series at Clarke Recital Hall

Thu Sep 12, 2019

Frost School of Music presents “Beethoven and the Past: Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series.” Professor Emeritus Frank Cooper as he walks guest through the wonders of Ludwig van Beethoven’s life. In this talk, Mr. Cooper explores the importance of J.S. Bach, Joseph Haydn, W.A. Mozart and Antonio Salieri as sources of inspiration for the young Beethoven.

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Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back at Frost School of Music

Thu Sep 5 - Thu Sep 26, 2019

Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back!These presentations focus on the myriad of facts, people, and works that are little known – but which round out the genius that was Beethoven.Musical technicalities are little involved – this is about feelings, motivations, losses, successes. Your friends will enjoy it. Please recommend.I’ve never done anything comparable. 9/5: Beethoven and the Past9/12: Beethoven and His Time9/19: Beethoven and the … +

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Gusman Concert Hall: France and her Revolutions/ Lecture: Romanticism’s Explosions

Thu Sep 13, 2018

The 1830’s and 40’s upended the standards for journalists, poets, playwrights, musicians, and artists, forcing innovators to join together while making room for individual genius. The result was a flowering of inspiration not seen in one city since Renaissance Florence: Hugo, de Musset, Courbet, Meyerbeer, Delacroix, Adam, Berlioz, Chopin… Frank Cooper, lecturer Thursday, Sep 13, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Weeks Center for Recording and … +

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Lecture “France and her Revolutions: Modernity in Paris” at Frost School of Music

Thu Sep 27, 2018

The advent of the 20th century saw Paris once again become a wellspring of revolutionary artistic ideas. Mallarmé, Verlaine, and Rimbaud shattered poetry, while Braque and Picasso’s Cubism splintered the pictorial plan. Impressionism opened the way for Rodin, Debussy, and Ravel, and Stravinsky and Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes arrived with radically polytonal music and expressive movement. Frank Cooper, lecturer Weeks Center for Recording … +

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Frost Chopin Festival Opening Recital: Dang Thai Son/ Frank Cooper

Sun Jun 24, 2018

1st Prize winner of the Chopin International Competition in Warsaw opens the Frost Chopin Festival with a recital dedicated to the music of Paderewski, Liszt and Chopin, with a special introduction to the program by Miami’s own eminent scholar Dr. Frank Cooper. Dang Thai Son, piano Frank Cooper, moderator UM Gusman Concert Hall Jun 24, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of … +

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Frost Chopin Festival at UM Gusman Concert Hall

Mon Jun 25, 2018 - Sat Jun 30, 2018

Presented in partnership with the Chopin Foundation of The United States, the Frost Chopin Academy is presenting the Frost Chopin Festival which allows concertgoers to enjoy a weeklong celebration of the music of Chopin and beyond featuring world-class artists from around the globe. This year’s festival features performances by pianists Dang Thai Son, Margarita Shevchenko, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron, Kevin Kenner, jazz pianist Shelly … +