Recital: The Songs of Mario PaciChristine Abraham, sopranoLaura Dahl, piano
The conductor/composer, Mario Paci, lived the last 25 years of his life in Shanghai after being a touring pianist in Europe and Asia. He composed 8 songs, which are in manuscript at Stanford Libraries Special Collections. The songs will be performed for the first time in over 100 years at the opening of an exhibit on Paci at the East Asia Library on January 23 at 4 pm. Also, the recital and the exhibit are the opening event of this year’s Pan-Asian Festival. Librarians and faculty from the Shanghai Conservatory and Paci’s grandson will be here for the exhibit opening immediately following the recital.
Open to faculty, students, and the general public.