Terrie Manno, Music (piano), has returned from Budapest, Hungary, where she and her piano partner Dr. Michael Dean, Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies at Oklahoma Baptist University, performed for a sold-out audience on the stage of the world-renowned Franz Liszt Academy of Music.
This is the second season of performances for the Manno – Dean Piano Duo. The recital featured solo piano and piano duet repertoire, including works by Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Griffes, Debussy, Granados, Dvorak and Gershwin. The Franz Liszt Academy of Music is a Concert Hall and Music Conservatory/University that was founded by legendary pianist and composer Franz Liszt in1875. The great masters of Hungarian music all had their start at the Franz Liszt Academy. As guests of the Liszt Academy, the Piano Duo was treated to an evening of folk music performed by world-class violinist Lakatos Miklos and his Gypsy band. Manno and Dean also went to the historic Hungarian State Opera to hear the production of Erkel Ferenc’s opera Hunyadi Laszlo.