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Heida: Nathaniel Dett Lecture by Clipper Erickson – Westport Public Library

January 13, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


This event is free but requires advance registration. Please register here: https://mocawestport.thundertix.com/orders/new?performance_id=2772159

The 2022 Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition will spotlight the unjustly neglected music for solo piano of the important African-American composer, Nathaniel Dett. Born in Canada, Dett studied and made his career in the United States, and is one of the great American composers of the 20th century and a trailblazing figure in the history of Black composers of classical music. Clipper Erickson, the distinguished American pianist and a recognized scholar of Nathaniel Dett and his music, will serve as Artistic Advisor to the Heida 2022 and give a lecture on Nathaniel Dett on January 13, at 12 pm in the Westport Library. Learn more about Nathaniel Dett.


January 13, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


MoCA Westport
19 Newtown Turnpike
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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(203) 222-7070
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