Piano recital at St. Matthew’s Church this weekend
The Jamestown Community Piano Association will sponsor a recital with internationally renowned pianist Manabu Takasawa on Sunday, May 15, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. It is the final concert of the association’s 2010-11 season.
Takasawa will feature works from Franz Schubert, Dmitri Shostakovich, Maurice Ravel and Franz Liszt. The concert is dedicated to those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11.
Takasawa is associate professor of music and co-director of music graduate studies at the University of Rhode Island. He is also the coordinator for the URI Piano Extravaganza festival and competition.
Admission is free but donations for piano maintenance and performance support are accepted. For more information, call 423-0515.