Visiting pianist Oni Buchanan will perform a “Moonlight Recital” starting at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 in the library's Geneva Room. The program will include works by Claude Debussy, nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin, Gabriel Fauré and Samuel Barber, as well as Ludwig van Beethoven's “Moonlight Sonata.”
Buchanan has focused her virtuosity and inventiveness on creating and bringing to life themed concerts full of originality, curiosity, vitality, and a wide range of piano works. She has performed solo recitals throughout the United States and abroad and has recorded three solo piano CDs.
She holds a master of music in piano performance from the New England Conservatory of Music. She is also a published and award-winning poet, having earned an M.F.A. in poetry from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has read from her works here as well as in New York City, Iowa City, Chicago, Cambridge, Athens, Amherst and Williamsburg.
Admission is free; event sponsored by the Department of Music.