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Date:
February 16, 2020
Time:
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:
Montpelier Arts Center
Address:
9652 Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20708
Contact:
301-377-7800; TTY 301-699-2544
Cost:
FREE!!
ADA:
Yes
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Voices from the Past: Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges - The Black Mozart

Sunday, February 16, 2020

This event is in partnership with the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts.

Enjoy the extraordinary, lesser-known violin music of Le Chevalier de Saint Georges as narrator Nevilla Ottley and a violinist explore his life and compositions. In 1769, the Parisian public was amazed to see Guadeloupe born Joseph Le Chevalier Saint-Georges, playing as a classical musician and composer. His work is thought to have influenced Mozart and he, himself, is often considered the "Black Mozart." 

Ages: All ages are welcome