World-acclaimed Pianist Soheil Nasseri will play an all-Chopin benefit concert in Washington, DC for the Grassroots Reconciliation Group to aid programs for former child soldiers and South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda. The NY Times called Nasseri "riveting and powerful."
Opening remarks by Dr. Peter Pham, Africa scholar and diplomat.
Date: Friday, September 20, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30). Reception with wine and snacks to follow.
Location: Church of the Epiphany
1317 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005 (2 mins walk from Metro Center (Red, Orange, Blue, Silver lines). 24-hour parking garage across the street)
Program: Works by Frédéric Chopin
Grande Valse Brillante in E-flat major, Op. 18
Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1
Berceuse in D-flat major, Op. 57
Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47
Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48 No. 1
Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53