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Spring Opening Event: Exhibition Opening & Musical Performances | Tuesday, January 26, 5-7 pm

Jan 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lavater and Lessing Visit Moses Mendelssohn (1856) by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim

The Office of the Dean of Arts and Humanities
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
the Departments of Music and History
University of California, Berkeley

Cordially invite you
to the opening of the new exhibition
From Mendelssohn To Mendelssohn
and the launch of
The Mendelssohn Project


George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes, and Anthony J. Cascardi, Dean of Arts and Humanities

Introduced by Prof. Nicholas Mathew

Felix Mendelssohn
Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op.66 (1845)

Roger Moseley (Erard Grand Piano, London, 1854)
Hrabba Atladottir (violin)
Hannah Addario-Berry (cello).
Gallery tours
Accompanied by Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words performed by UC Berkeley students on a Wieck Grand Piano in rosewood (No. 819, Dresden, ca. 1860) by UC Berkeley students and instructors from Professors Nicholas Mathew and James Davies’s Pianism seminar.

From Book I, Op. 19a: Nicholas Mathew
From Book IV, Op. 53: Annie Wang
From Book VI, Op. 85: Louise Bidwell
From Book V, Op. 62: Theodora Serbanescu-Martin

Free and open to the public
RSVP at bit.ly/magnesopening2016 by January 22


Jan 26, 2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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