CANCELLED Solo Classical Piano Recital and Commentary

Donald Alfano, PhD

Noble Horizons will host pianist and author Donald Alfano, PhD., who will present a solo classical piano recital interspersed with a brief commentary to further understanding and appreciation. The varied program will include works by Scarlatti, Bach, Haydn, Chopin, and selections from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet.

Alfano holds a Bachelor of Music from Boston University College of the Arts, a Masters from the Manhattan School of Music and a PhD. from Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Dr. Alfano’s free program is presented by the Robert E. Julien Music Appreciation Fund.

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