YPSILANTI – The Eastern Michigan University School of Music & Dance is pleased to announce the annual recital of EMU emeritus professor of piano, Dady Mehta at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17 in Pease Auditorium on Eastern's campus.
He will perform with his son, violinist Nuvi Mehta, who serves as San Diego Symphony Special Project Director and Artistic Director of the Ventura Music Festival, for an afternoon of music by Mozart and Beethoven. The recital is free and open to the public.
The program will feature Dady Mehta performing the Fantasie in C Minor, K.V. 475, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, paired with Mozart’s Sonata in C Minor, K.V. 457. He will then be joined by Nuvi in a performance of Beethoven’s beloved Sonata for Piano and Violin in F Major, Op. 24 (“Spring”). After intermission, Mr. Mehta will conclude the recital with Beethoven’s last piano sonata, the Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111.
Winner of prizes in Geneva, Munich, Warsaw and Vienna, Dady Mehta began his musical education in Shanghai, China, where he was first taught by Italian and Hungarian émigrés from Europe. Further advanced study followed under the renowned pedagogue Bruno Seidlhofer at the Vienna State Academy of Music. He has appeared in concerts in the major music capitals of Europe, as well as New York City and Washington, D.C.
For more details about events see the school’s webpage.