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Guest Artist Concert: Robert Hill, Harpsichord

    • Wednesday, October 5, 7:30 p.m., Organ Recital Hall 

      This solo recital given by Robert Hill is the first to feature CSU’s new harpsichord. Built this summer by Bruce Kennedy, whose workshop in Tuscany produces world-famous harpsichords, the instrument is a German double-manual (after M. Mietke, 1702-1704), capable of playing a range of keyboard music, but especially that of J.S. Bach. Dr. Hill is the Eugene D. Eaton, Jr. Chair in Baroque Music Performance, and professor of harpsichord at the University of Colorado. Prior to CU, he served for more than 20 years as professor for historical keyboard instruments and performance practice at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Freiburg in Germany.

      If you are not excited enough about our new harpsichord, watch this beautiful video that was just published by the Netherlands Bach Society on the same model harpsichord Bruce Kennedy is making for CSU, just with different case painting: https://youtu.be/R5fh_OmfO1Q

      Check the event listing at https://music.colostate.edu/events/ for potential changes or updates.

      Box Office Information:
      University Center for the Arts Box Office
      970-491-2787 Box Office hours only (M-F, 3:30-5:30 p.m.)
      csuarts@colostate.edu
      1400 Remington Street, Fort Collins 80523

      Concert programs are available in a virtual format only and may be viewed via a QR code at the performance when available.