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Giovanni Battista Viotti: Italian Violin Virtuoso and Composer

Lecture and Performance

Giovanni Battista Viotti: Italian Violin Virtuoso and Composer 

Sunday, April 7, 2:00–3:15pm
Thomas T. Solley Atrium, first floor


Massimo Ossi, Professor of Musicology in the Jacobs School of Music, will discuss violinist Giovanni Battista Viotti’s friendship and collaborations with his patron, Margaret Chinnery.  Professor Ossi’s presentation will be followed by a performance by students from the Jacobs School of Music.  The music program will include a quartet for flute and strings and a cello duet, representing the kinds of chamber music Viotti composed for Mrs. Chinnery's salon and private entertainment.

Image: Elisabeth-Louise  Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755–1842). Portrait of Mrs. Chinnery, 1803. Oil on canvas. IU Art Museum 75.68

Start
Sunday April 07, 2013 02:00 PM
End
Sunday April 07, 2013 03:15 PM
Location
Art Museum
Contact
812-855-5445
Website
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu
Cost
free
Contact Email
kspascha@indiana.edu
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