Piano Virtuoso Marilyn Nonken to Perform Music by French Composer
(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • March 3, 2011)—Delaware County Community College will kick off the spring semester portion of its Performing Arts Concert Series with a performance by premiere pianist Marilyn Nonken on March 6, 2011, 3 p.m. in the Large Auditorium (Academic Building).
Hailed by the American Record Guide as “one of the greatest interpreters of new music” and as “a pianist from music’s leading edge” by The New York Times, she has dazzled audiences around the globe with her mastery of the piano. She has performed in conservatories and universities around the world and in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Miller Theatre and the Guggenheim Museum. More information on Nonken is available at www.marilynnonken.com.
The program will focus on the music of French composer Tristan Murail, who has worked closely over the year with Ms. Nonken to create a stunning repertoire exploring the vast possibilities of the piano.
Doors will open at 2 p.m. Free Parking in campus lots A-K. Delaware County Community College is located at 901 S. Media Line Rd., Media, PA 19063.
This project is supported by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency, through its regional arts funding partnership, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA). State government funding for the arts depends upon an annual appropriation by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. PPA is administered in this region by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. Additional support of the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Partnership in Southeastern Pennsylvania is provided by PECO.