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NEW PALTZ, NY -- Symphony Gala Vladimir Feltsman, conductor Festival Orchestra Friday, August 4 McKenna Theatre, 8pm Tickets: $25

Intermezzo from "Cavalleria Rusticana" Pietro Mascagni Symphony No. 5 Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Jacob Flier Piano Competition Winner

This concert of musical masterpieces is spiced with uncertainty until the outcome of the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition. Vladimir Feltsman established this competition in 1998 to honor the distinguished pianist who was his teacher at the Moscow Conservatory. Proceeds from this Gala will benefit the PianoSummer Institute. _______________________________

The Jacob Flier International Piano Competition will be held on Monday, July 24 in the Shepard Recital Hall, located in College Hall on the SUNY campus. Entrants are required to perform a Bach prelude and fugue, a large-scale solo work, and a concerto from a repertoire ranging from Mozart to Prokofiev. It is free and open to the public. Please call the Department of Music 914-257-2700 for exact time.