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1842 Pleyel Piano Concert

McCorkle Place
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Dates: March 25, 2018
Phone: (919) 962-1039
Time: 2:00 PM

The Department of Music presents the fourth annual concert featuring the Department’s 1842 Pleyel piano. Donated to the Department by Tom Kenan, the restored Pleyel was purchased directly from the the Pleyel piano-manufacturing company in Paris. Pleyel’s instruments were favorites of Frédéric Chopin and many of his nineteenth-century contemporaries, and reflect a touch and sound quite different from the modern grand piano. The concert will feature UNC faculty and students in performances of works hailing from the era of this historic instrument, and is free and open to the public.