Piano and strings festival to commence March 2

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus community is invited to join the Department of Music for an evening of bliss during its annual Piano and Strings Festival, Friday, March 2.

The faculty and guest recital will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.

Turkish composers Ahmed Adnan Saygun, Âşık Veysel, and J.S. Bach will perform their musical numbers, followed by the sounds of Antonin Dvorak’s piano quintet in A major.

The UA Little Rock faculty trio, Meredith Maddox Hicks, violinist, David Gerstein, cellist, and Naoki Hakutani, pianist, will team up with Turkish violinist, Burcu Yazici, cellist, Melih Kara, and violinist, Katherine Williamson, for the final performance of the night.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Naoki Hakutani at 501-940-1562 or nxhakutani@ualr.edu.

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