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"Music at the Boal Mansion,” (May 3, 2014, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.) is an intimate evening of musical performances paired with delicious food and champagne at the Boal Mansion.
This year's concert will feature members of the Penn's Woods Festival Orchestra and the Penn State School of Music faculty, including the leader of the May 3 musical program, Naomi Seidman (flute), who will perform Trois Chants de Noël by Frank Martin (1890-1974) with Jennifer Trost (soprano) and Sue Haug (piano); the Duo for Flute and Oboe (1945) by Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) with Timothy Hurtz (oboe); and as the Flute Trio with Cathy Herrera, Laura Clapper.
The Boal Mansion is a nationally registered and internationally renowned historic site in Boalsburg near State College open to the public May through October. The site includes the centuries-old Columbus Chapel from Spain imported to Boalsburg 100 years ago by Colonel Theodore Davis Boal whose wife was a descendant of Christopher Columbus.
In addition, Max Zorin (violin) will perform the acclaimed work Meditation by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with internationally renowned pianist and winner of the 10th Concours International de Piano d’Orléans Christopher Guzman. Also performing will be David Stambler (saxophone) and Kristin Stephenson will perform a solo work for piano.
“Music at the Boal Mansion” takes place at 7 pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 163 Boal Estate Drive in Boalsburg. Tax-deductible tickets are $75 per person and benefit both historic preservation and Penn State University’s “Music at Penn’s Woods” which takes place in June. For reservations, contact the Boal Mansion Museum at 814-466-6210 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For details, access http://boalmuseum.com.
Boal Mansion CEO Christopher Lee, who also is president of the Central Pennsylvania Musicians Association, calls “Music at the Boal Mansion,” now in its 36th year, “an enduring cultural benefit for residents of this community.”