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Pianist Richard Goode to perform at Ithaca College

Pianist Richard Goode—acknowledged as one of the leading interpreters of Beethoven and Mozart—will open the yearlong Ithaca College Concerts season “Legends” on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.Goode’s expansive program will include music by Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Debussy and Chopin.Tickets to the entire season, which include the Tallis Scholars and the reunion tour of Tashi, are still available at approximately 20 percent off the individual ticket prices. For ticket information call (607) 273-4497 or (800)-284-8422. Individual tickets are on sale at the Clinton House ticket center and Willard Straight Hall box office. Individual ticket prices are as follows:Children, senior citizens, and Ithaca College students—$11Ithaca College alumni, faculty, staff, and administrators; Friends of Ithaca College; other students—$19General public—$22 Hailed for music-making of tremendous emotional power, depth and sensitivity, Richard Goode probes the inner reaches of works and infuses every measure with the utmost expressivity. His musicianship is an exciting combination of grandness and humility, boldness and depth—what one critic called, “the boldness of the mind, the depth of the heart.”For more information on Ithaca College Concerts, call (607) 274-3717.

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