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Music performance in Shanghai

Wed, 2012-10-17 10:35 -- rmatheson

Dr. Deborah Nemko (music) traveled to China to perform at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center with violinist, Mei-Mei Wei in a Chamber Music Series. While in Shanghai, Dr. Nemko also conducted a master class and performed in a recital at Shanghai Normal University as a visiting scholar. Dr. Nemko, a pianist, played works by contemporary composers including Maurice Ravel and Iannis Xenakis. Also, Dr. Nemko gave a collaborative lecture, “Le Corbusier and Xenakis’s Methods of Composition and Rhythmic Structures, Spanning Between Architecture and Music” at La Schola Cantorum in Paris, with members of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn/Paris Design Institute. This summer, Dr. Nemko also performed in Amsterdam at the Liberal Synagogue with Julia Bronkhorst. The repertoire there included works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Gershwin. 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012