The Schumann Festival in Elmira, NY will feature performances and presentations by Ithaca College faculty and students February 13-16.
On Thursday, student Ben Pawlak (piano) and professors Ivy Walz (mezzo-soprano) and Charis Dimaras (piano) are performing works by Schumann at the Hill Top Restaurant to a sold-out crowd. On Friday, Sara Haefeli (musicology) is speaking at the Chemung Valley History Museum at 7:00 pm. Her lecture, "Love, Longing, and Desire: Schumann the Romantic" is free and open to the public. The festival ends on Sunday with a 2 pm Master Class in piano with performances by students Ben Pawlak and Weiyan Li.
For more information on the 2014 Schumann Festival, click here: http://osfl.org/special-events