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Silenced Voices: Polymorphia Lecture-Recital

Event Details

February 16, 2023 7:30 pm
Dohnányi Recital Hall (DRH)
Housewright Music Bldg 114 N Copeland St Tallahassee, FL 32304

College of Music faculty members Sahoko Timpone (mezzo-soprano), Noël Wan (harp), and alumnus Aaron Seiler (violin) join with FSU’s new music ensemble, Polymorphia (Liliya Ugay, director), to present a lecture recital focusing on the music of composers who struggled to express their art during the Soviet regime.

Assistant Professor of Voice Sahoko Timpone


“Silenced Voices” is a chamber music series from the FSU College of Music promoting the music of composers who worked despite wars and oppressions.

“Silenced Voices” full schedule of events:

  • February 8: Masterclass with world-renown pedagogue Boris Berman, featuring CoM students from keyboard and chamber music areas. 2:00 p.m. | Westcott 060
  • February 9: Guest Artist Concert – Boris Berman, piano. A full recital of music by the leading Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov. 7:30 p.m. | Opperman Music Hall
  • February 16: Polymorphia Lecture-Recital. The FSU New Music Ensemble along with faculty and alumni artists presents music by the composers who struggled to express their art during the Soviet regime. 7:30 p.m. | Dohnányi Recital Hall
  • March 4: Polymorphia Lecture-Recital. Music by composers-emigres during the Museum of Fine Arts exhibition, “Passports.” 2:00 p.m. | FSU Museum of Fine Arts
  • March 27 & 28: Student Lecture-Recitals. College of Music students present two lecture-recitals featuring the music of composers who worked during Nazi regime. 7:30 p.m. | Longmire Recital Hall.


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Event Type: Ensembles