Impressionisms and Expressionisms

Columbia Sounds




in music


Impressionism and Expressionism divide the "Fin de Siècle" world of arts How do these styles differ and overlap in Music? How have they fed the future?

This Recital presents works by younger Columbia-affiliated composers alongside one of the canonical representations of post-impressionist music


Tristan Mural (Emeritus Professor of Music)

Treize Couleurs du Soleil Levant 

Anthony Cheung (GSAS '10)

Character Studies for solo violin

Jenny Olivia Johnson (Barnard College, '10):

Now is the Blue 

Olivier Messaien 

Quatuor pour la fin du temps



Ensemble Infuse

Masha Lankovsky, violin; Paolo Vignaroli, flute; Franco Venturini, piano; Szymon Kaca, clarinet; David Louwerse, cello; Nissim Schaul (Columbia College '10), electronics.

more on Infuse here 


Free and open to all (RSVP)


This concert is supported by

  • a grant from the Alice M. Ditson Fund
  • the Columbia Global Centers | Paris,
  • the Department of Music,
  • the Columbia University Club of France,
  • and the Columbia Undergraduate Programs in Paris.


September 25, 2017 at 8pm - 10pm

Reid Hall

4 rue de Chevreuse
Paris 75006

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