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Martha Suit Hallman Lecture: Michael Klein

Friday, March 23, 2018

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Michael Klein, professor of music studies at Temple University, presents “Chopin the Storyteller: The Ballade in G Minor, Op. 23” at the Moores School of Music for the inaugural Martha Suit Hallman lecture.

About the Artist 
Michael Klein researches critical theory and its applications to understanding music. His publications include Music Theory Spectrum, 19th-Century Music, Journal of Music Theory, Journal of the American Liszt Society, Indiana Theory Review and various collections of essays. In 2005, he received a publication award from the Society for Music Theory for his article “Chopin’s 4th Ballade as Musical Narrative” in Music Theory Spectrum. He is currently writing a book on narrative in the music of Chopin, tentatively titled “Etudes: The Narrator in Chopin’s Music.

The Martha Suit Hallman Lecture in Music is made possible by a generous donation from Drs. Herman and Joan Suit. The donation honors the memory of Martha Suit Hallman, a long-time Houston resident, University of Houston alum, accomplished pianist and active participant in Houston civic and musical affairs. The lecture series brings nationally known speakers to the Moores School of Music to address topics of interest to a broad community of students, scholars, artists and musicians.


Dudley Recital Hall
Moores School of Music
Moores School of Music: 713-743-3009