performs at Florida Southern College
(Oct. 5, 2001) - Florida Southern College brings pianist Christopher
O'Riley to the Festival of Fine Arts series Oct. 16. The performance
begins at 7:30 p.m. in Branscomb Auditorium on campus.
One of this
country's leading pianists, O'Riley has performed around the world
from London, Paris, and Vienna to Hong Kong and Australia. His repertoire
ranges from music of the English Renaissance and French Baroque
periods to the new works of today's leading composers.
is widely recognized. His honors include top prizes at the Van Cliburn,
Leeds, Busoni and Montreal competitions, as well as an Avery Fisher
Career Grant and the Andrew Wolf Memorial Chamber Music prize. He
is the recipient of an Artist's Diploma from the New England Conservatory
of Music, where he studied with Russell Sherman.
$15 at the door. For ticket information, please contact the Branscomb
Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.