Lorenz Keyboard Series: Pianist Sofya Melikyan in concert Oct. 14


Award-winning pianist
Sofya Melikyan will perform in recital at Fresno State at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in the Concert Hall as part of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. Melikyan will perform works by Granados, Liebermann, Babadjanian and Liszt.

The concert is co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State, the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation and the Armenian General Benevolent Union, Fresno Chapter.

Educated at the famed Royal Conservatory of Madrid and the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris, this Armenian-born pianist is rapidly gaining international attention as one of the leading pianists of her generation with performances in Carnegie Hall in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona and Salle Cortot in Paris.

Tickets are $25 general, $18 for seniors and $5 for students. Free parking is available in Lot P1 (Shaw and Maple avenues). INFO and tickets: 559.278.2337.

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