Baylor Hosts International Conductor Walter Hautzig For Recital And Free Master Class

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Walter Hautzig
Walter Hautzig

The Baylor School Fine Arts Department will host internationally renowned pianist Walter Hautzig in a free recital Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Chapel.

Mr. Hautzig will perforom works of Beethoven, Schubert, and Chopin and will collaborate with the Baylor Orchestra in a performance of "Grand Polonaise Brillante," proceeded by an "Andante Spinato" by Chopin.

Additionally, Mr. Hautzig will conduct a master class for area music teachers and their students Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Chapel.

Both events are free and open to the public. For any further information, contact Baylor Orchestra Director Thomas Schow at 267-8506, ext. 548.


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