Thursday, October 30
4 p.m., Alumni Hall – Reading Room (Vanderbilt’s main campus)
The Multimedia Side of Claude Debussy: Visual and Extra-Musical Inspirations
Blair hosts its first-ever lecture and concert in the recently renovated Alumni Hall on Vanderbilt’s main academic quad. Pianist Reid Alexander, a professor of piano and piano pedagogy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who received his doctorate from Vanderbilt, presents a multimedia lecture-recital program exploring the inspirations behind composer Claude Debussy’s celebrated preludes.