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October

Music Faculty Recital Series Will Feature ‘Quartet for the End of Time’

News Story: October 1, 2011

The Sacred Heart University’s “Music Faculty Recital Series” will feature Olivier Messiaen’s 20th century masterpiece Quartet for the End of Time on Sunday, November 6 at 3pm in the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts.  A spiritually and musically complex piece, the quartet was inspired by the Book of Revelation and was composed while Messiaen was held prisoner in a German POW camp during World War II. 

Instructor Justin Stanley, DMA (clarinet) will be joined by Sarah Wetherbee (violin,) Nicholas Finch (cello,) and Michael Bunchman (piano.)  Justin Stanley earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Clarinet Performance at the University of Michigan, a Master of Music at Yale University and a Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

Tickets are $10 for the general public; $5 for students.  This event is sponsored by Sacred Heart University’s Department of Music. Media coverage is welcomed.  Please contact Funda Alp at 203-396-8241 or alpf@sacredheart.edu for further information.