When: Tue., May 5, 7-8 p.m. 2015
Juilliard-trained concert pianist and Harvard-educated psychiatrist Dr. Richard Kogan will give a lecture/concert that explores the psychological forces that influenced the creative output of the great Polish composer Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849). Special focus will be placed on Chopin’s exile from his beloved homeland and his fascinating relationship with the writer George Sand. The discussion will be illuminated by performances of Chopin masterpieces including ballades, polonaises and mazurkas. Enjoy pre-lecture refreshments in the Summer Dining Room.