Classical Concert in Memory of Donald Zucker July 30

GOULDSBORO — “Harbor Music,” a classical concert in memory of the late Donald Zucker of the village of Corea, will be held Saturday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m., at Oceanside Meadows Innstitute for the Arts and Sciences.

The program will include works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert performed by Indiana University professor Edmund Battersby, a summer resident of Corea, internationally known concert pianist Archie Chen and the Artur Balsam Chamber Music Ensemble.

The concert follows a weeklong workshop of the Artur Balsam Ensemble Class for piano and strings from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.

The ensemble classes are a continuation of the annual Artur Balsam Chamber Music Workshop, which has taken place in Wabash, Ind., since the year 2000.

The purpose is to educate talented students who then present concerts connected with the project.

The director, Battersby, is a distinguished student of Artur Balsam.

Battersby made his concert debuts in Wigmore Hall in London and Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center.

He has performed as a soloist with the Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, New Jersey, Hartford and American Classical orchestras, among others.

His festival appearances include Santa Fe, Mostly Mozart, Library of Congress and Great Performers at Lincoln Center.

Battersby has recorded for MHS, Koch International Classics, Marco Polo and Naxos. Also performing with Battersby will be Archie gChen, a graduate of Indiana University who, among his many scholarships and awards, was recipient of the university’s prestigious and highest honor, the Performer’s Certificate.

Based in Ireland since 2003, Chen has performed for the late Pope John Paul II at the Vatican Auditorium, the Gewandhaus-Mendelssohn Hall, Liszt House and at the Mendelssohn House in Leipzig.

For more information, contact Deidre McArdle-Manning at (917) 291-0143 or e-mail [email protected]

Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling (207) 963-5557 or e-mailing [email protected]

Donations will be gratefully accepted to benefit the Artur Balsam Chamber Music Project at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University at Bloomington.

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