Internationally Known Pianist At Willamette University Feb. 2

The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series presents pianist Arnaldo Cohen Monday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. in Hudson Hall at Willamette University. His program will include the Bach-Busoni "Chaconne," the Schumann "Fantasy," and the Chopin "Preludes, Op.28."

First-prize winner of the Busoni International Piano Competition, Cohen has performed in the world's major concert halls. He has appeared with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Suisse Romande Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony, and the Santa Cecilia Orchestra of Rome.

He has collaborated with leading conductors including Kurt Masur and Yehudi Menuhin and has performed in the Amadeus Piano Trio and with the Lindsay, Chilingirian, Orlando, and Vanbrugh Quartets, as well as in solo recitals throughout the world.

Cohen will also present a master class for pianists on Monday, Feb.2, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the stage of Hudson Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for students and seniors at the door and at all Safeway TicketsWest outlets (1-800-992-8499).