Twelve international artists to perform at MSU
Twelve internationally acclaimed performing artists will join together for "The World Comes to Minot," a gala concert, on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The public is welcome to attend this first-time event at Minot State University.
The artists, who will perform on a variety of instruments, represent countries from across the globe, as well as a wide variety of ages, with the youngest performer only 12 years old.
- Julija Bal, piano and composer, Serbia
- Gayane Gasparyan, piano, Russia
- Elin Kolev, violin, Germany
- Jill Kemp, recorder, England
- George King, piano and composer, England
- Lestari Scholtes, piano duo, Netherland
- Gwylim Janssens, piano duo, Netherland
- Adalberto Riva, piano, Italy
- Terry Eder, piano, United States
- Thomas Huntington, violin, United States
- Austin Huntington, cello, United States
- Anna Rutkowska Schock, piano, Poland
These musicians represent the 2008 Grand Prize winners of Italy’s IBLA competition which is held in Ragusa-Ibla, Sicily each July. The performers will be in New York City’s Carnegie Hall on April 27 for their kickoff gala concert. They will then travel to Minot and hold a concert for area sixth graders at 10 on the morning of April 29. The evening concert on April 30 and the three-day residence is made possible though the support of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences at Minot State.
Tickets for "The World Comes to Minot" are $10 and will be available at the door or for advance purchase through the MSU Division of Music at 858-3185.