Guro Symposium: Reception & Performance

By April 20, 2017
When:
April 21, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
2017-04-21T16:30:00-04:00
2017-04-21T18:00:00-04:00
Where:
Mead Art Museum, Rotherwas Room
220 South Pleasant Street Amherst
MA 01002

The Amherst Center for Russian Culture opens its international symposium “Tales and Visions of Elena Guro: a Woman in the Russian avant-garde,” with a reception in the Rotherwas Room on Friday, April 21, at 4:30 p.m. During the reception, composer and musician John McDonald will perform original piano pieces by Mikhail Matiushin, Guro’s husband and a leading figure in the Petersburg avant-garde. The scores are rarities from the archives of the Russian Center and have never been performed together.