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Sunday, March 31;
Monday, April 1
The University of Indianapolis hosts the Edvard Grieg Society of the Great Lakes’ 2019 symposium exploring the intersection of Grieg’s music with fin-de-siècle French repertoire. In addition to a pre-college piano competition and lectures by experts from Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States, concerts will feature the Indianapolis String Quartet and guest performances of Grieg, Debussy, Fauré, and Ravel by pianists Emile Naoumoff and Einar Røttingen, baritone Njål Sparbo, and others. The symposium concludes on Tuesday evening, April 2, with a Ronen Chamber Ensemble concert at the Circle Theatre Wood Room on Monument Circle. More information: 317-788-3255
A Norwegian in Paris: Edvard Grieg and Fin-de-siècle French Music. Sunday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
The Sunday evening concert of the Grieg Symposium will feature music of Grieg, Ravel, Fauré, and others, with Norwegian Grieg experts Njal Sparbo and Einar Rottingen, and Emile Naoumoff, one of the leading interpreters of Gabriel Fauré’s piano music, as well as University of Wisconsin voice professor Mimmi Fulmer, an expert on Nordic song, and the Norell Piano Duo.