Highlights from Events Celebrating Maud Powell's Sesquicentennial

"Music is a Bridge that Spans the Universe"


Maud Powell Arts Celebration, Peru, IL, Friday & Saturday, August 18 & 19, 2017
Featuring Violinist Marcia Henry Liebenow
World Premiere, "Our Maud Powell: America's First Great Violinist" documentary

String Camp, Enrichment Center of the Illinois Valley, Peru, IL (Sue Gillio, sponsor), June 2017

Brevard Music Center, Brevard, NC (Chamber Music) June 28, 2017   BrevardMusic.org/performances
     "Legacy of Maud Powell To Be Celebrated"
Transylvania Times, June 22, 2017

Violin & Viola Night, Aurora, IL  Students of Susan S. Starrett, July 30, 2017
performance of designated pieces dedicated to the memory of Maud Powell

Barry Owen Furrer shared an image of John Philip Sousa autographed:  To Maud Powell, In remembrance of the European Tour of 1903, From John Philip Sousa, Llandudno, July 1903

Aurora Historical Society, Aurora, IL  November 2017
     "Our Maud Powell" documentary by Paul D. Butler

Midland Community Orchestra, Midland, MI, March 11, 2018
     Concert dedicated to women composers in honor of Maud Powell
     Susan Mercy, concertmaster -- playing "Deep River" (Coleridge-Taylor--Powell)
     Gina Provenzano, conductor

Rachel Barton Pine, this season will play the Brahms Violin Concerto with the cadenza composed by Maud Powell

Rachel Barton Pine, giving a recital in Chamber Music on the Fox series, Elgin, IL on April 16, 2018, 7:30 p.m. reproducing one of Maud Powell's recital programs.

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