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Valentina Sbicego, clarinet, and Roberto Turrin, piano, present a discussion and preview of their October 7th concert.

The St. Lawrence String Quartet launches their Summer Chamber Music Seminar with a conversation with world-renowned composer John AdamsThe SLSQ, who have commissioned works by Adams, will perform live excerpts to accompany the discussion.

Marie-Louise Catsalis is a conductor, vocal coach and keyboard accompanist (piano and harpsichord). She also currently teaches courses at Stanford University. Initially trained as a pianist, she completed a graduate opera répétiteur course at the Sydney Conservatorium in 1993. That year she also took part in the Pacific Music Festival, Saporo, Japan, where she gave recitals with chamber soloists of the Vienna Philharmonic and Santa Cecilia Orchestras, played in the festival orchestra under Michael Tilson Thomas, and worked with composer Lou Harrison.

Join us for a panel discussion and break-out sessions with esteemed museum professionals from Stanford and the greater Bay Area who will offer personal accounts, insight and advice about pursuing a career in the museum world.


Cosmological observations show that the universe is very uniform on the maximally large scale accessible to our telescopes. The best theoretical explanation of this uniformity is provided by the inflationary theory. Rather paradoxically, this theory also predicts that on a very large scale, much greater than what we can see now, the world may look totally different.

You are invited to see and hear music played by the greatest pianists from 100 years ago come to life from the rolls and recently restored instruments from the Player Piano Project. These historic recordings will change how you hear some of the best known music played in concert halls today. Speakers will explain how Stanford plans to make the music from piano rolls widely available for research and to the general public.


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