Mussorgsky at the Museum


May 11 (Thursday)
Mussorgsky at the Museum
6 p.m.

In partnership with the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley, dance comes to the galleries with a preview of the upcoming performance of composer Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition by the Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (June 2 at Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University).

Tonight at the Museum, music director Eugene Albulescu will play some of the music from Pictures; you'll learn about the works from the Museum’s collection that will be featured in the performance*; director Karen Kroninger Knerr will talk about her choreography; and several dancers will perform. Come get a taste before the main event in June! Free

Click here to learn more about the June 2 Zoellner performance, and to purchase tickets.

*The Museum's curatorial assistant Claire McRee will introduce visitors to three works that will be featured in the performance, including these two: