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Piano professor performs part two of Prokofiev piano sonata series tonight

February 6, 2009

Professor and pianist John R. Murphy will present the second concert in his three-part series highlighting the piano sonatas of Sergei Prokofiev tonight, Friday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex on Loyola’s main campus.

In this installment, Murphy will perform Sonata no. 2 in d minor, Op.14; Sonata no. 3 in a minor, Op. 28; Sonata no. 4 in c minor, Op. 29; and Sonata no. 7 in B-flat Major, Op.83.

Murphy has performed in many of the United States’ most distinguished musical centers. He was a student of famed pianists Ruth Slenczynska, Bela Siki and Gyorgy Sandor, to whom this concert series is dedicated.

The performance is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Sean Snyder in Loyola’s Office of Public Affairs at smsnyder@loyno.edu or (504) 861-5882.

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