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Rachmaninoff Remembered

Sunday, February 17, at 8:00 p.m.
Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building, UT Knoxville

See Also: Evgheny Brakhman | "Rachmaninoff’s Last Concert”

The year 2013 marks the seventieth anniversary of the final public performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff, a towering figure of late nineteenth and early twentieth century music. Knoxville and the University of Tennessee share an intriguing connection with the maestro's final days, as his last concert was held in the Alumni Gymnasium on the campus of the University on February 17, 1943. To commemorate this momentous occasion,The Evelyn Miller Young Pianist Series, in partnership with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, School of Music, College of Arts & Sciences,  will present at 8:00 p.m. on February 17, 2013—the seventieth anniversary of the Rachmaninoff recital—a gala event featuring acclaimed Russian pianist Evgheny Brakhman in solo performance of an all-Rachmaninoff program in the Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building on the UT campus—the very same building where Rachmaninoff played. The anniversary event is capturing widespread interest, and promises to be memorable. The program will be free and open to the public.

LOCATION: The Alumni Memorial Building is located at 1408 Middle Way Drive on the campus of the University of Tennessee campus (next to Neyland Stadium; zip code: 37996), and the James R. Cox Auditorium is on the second floor.

PARKING:  Public parking will be available in the S9 Lot, on Philip Fulmer Way, directly across the street from the Alumni Memorial Building and next door to the University Center.

Guest drop off and parking: Guests may be dropped off at the Middle Way Drive entrance to the Alumni Memorial Building. Turn onto Phillip Fulmer Way from Cumberland Avenue and turn left onto Middle Way Drive (one-way street).

To park, after dropping off guests, continue on Middle Way Drive, bear left onto Circle Drive, turn left onto Cumberland Avenue, and turn left on Philip Fulmer Way. Public parking will be available in the S9 Lot on your right, next door to the University Center and directly across the street from the Alumni Memorial Building.

Don't miss this landmark occasion!


 

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