Gallery Concert “Music from the Time of Degas”
Enjoy music from the time of Edgar Degas! This concert takes place after the 2 p.m. screening of Degas: Passion for Perfection from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, part of the film series Armchair Travel: Exhibition on Screen.
The selections are inspired by Degas (1834–1917), an avid music lover who attended many ballet and symphony performances. Carlos Lopez on cornet and trumpet, and John Cornelius II on piano, present chamber music of France and Denmark, including work byJean-Baptiste Arban, Guillaume Balay, Georges Enesco, Jules Massenet, and Thorvald Hansen.
About the Performers
Carlos Lopez has a bachelor’s degree in music literature from the University of Texas at Austin. His career includes decades of professional performances, performing and leading concerts of classical, jazz, big band, musical theater, Latin, salsa, pop, and church music.
John Cornelius II is a music director, composer, pianist, and professor who has worked with the Ensemble Theatre, Main Street Theater, and TUTS, as well as the Adventure Theater in Glen Echo Park, Maryland. He has also written several musicals.
Drop in! This program, which takes place in gallery 220 in the Beck Building, is free with Museum admission. Camp stools are provided for seating.