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Guitarist Brian Torosian to perform at NIU

February 13, 2012
Brian Torosian

Brian Torosian

The NIU School of Music will welcome guest guitarist Brian Torosian to campus Sunday, Feb. 26, for a 5 p.m. performance in the Recital Hall.

Torosian, an active soloist and chamber musician on guitar, lute and mandolin, is best known for his work with 19th century guitarist and composer J. K. Mertz. Concert performances include appearances with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Grant Park Symphony, Chicago Opera Theater, His Majesties Clerkes and Classical Symphony Orchestra.

Torosian directs the guitar program of Northeastern Illinois University and is on the faculty of Wheaton College Conservatory.

He will perform works by J. K. Mertz, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Franz Schubert and Edward Bayer. Joining him will be soprano Diane Ragains.

The recital, presented in the Recital Hall, is free and open to the public. The Music Building is accessible to all.

For more information, contact Lynn Slater at [email protected] or (815) 753-1546.