February 21, 2006

International composer a highlight of Festival of the Arts

PhotoComposer and musician Vladimir Tarasov

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Composer and musician Vladimir Tarasov

World-renowned composer and musician Vladimir Tarasov will perform at Sacramento State for the 14th annual Festival of the Arts, which runs, March 2 to 12.

The Lithuanian artist will perform “Aleatoric Music for Percussion and Roulette” at 4 p.m. on March 7 in Capistrano Hall 151 and will lecture at 5:30 p.m. on March 9 in Mariposa Hall 1000. There will be a reception in the University Library Gallery following the lecture. Both the performance and lecture are free and open to the public.

Tarasov has performed internationally, often in collaboration with visual artists and his work has been presented at significant venues in Europe, Russia and the United States, including Kunsthalle in Dusseldorf, the Biennale in Venice, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

He has written music for orchestras, the theatre and film. He was also a member of the former jazz group the Ganelin Trio.

For more information contact Glenn Disney at (916) 278-6515. For media assistance contact the Public Affairs Office at (916) 278-6156.



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