Westminster Conservatory at Nassau

Westminster Conservatory at Nassau resumes online.

Westminster Conservatory at Nassau, the noontime series of free chamber music recitals performed in the Niles Chapel since 2002, was suspended in March 2020 due to coronavirus concerns. A new Westminster Conservatory at Nassau video will be available here starting at 12:15 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month beginning October 15, 2020.

Schedule for October – December 2020:

  • October 15: pianist Clipper Erickson
  • November 19: pianist Erik Allesee
  • December 17: flutist Jill Crawford & violist Marjorie Selden

October 2020

October 15 | 12:15 p.m.

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Pianist Clipper Erickson performs J.S. Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” from Cantata no. 147, Piano Sonata no. 4 by David Finko, and movements from Beethoven’s Sonata, opus 90 and Wilhelm Stenhammar’s Sonata in G Minor.

November 2020

November 19 | 12:15 p.m.

Westminster Conservatory faculty member Erik Allesee presents a program of favorite short works for solo piano. Mr. Allesee will perform the Prelude in C-sharp Minor, op. 3, no. 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff; three works by Claude Debussy comprising the Arabesque no. 1, La cathédrale engloutie (The Sunken Cathedral), and Claire de lune; and five works by Frederic Chopin – the Valse op. 64, no. 1; Fantaisie-Impromptu op. 66; the Etude op. 10, no. 12; Nocturne in E-flat major, op. 9, no. 2; and the Polonaise in A-flat, op. 53.

December 2020

December 17 | 12:15 p.m.

Flutist Jill Crawford will join violist Marjorie Selden for a concert available on December 17.

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