1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
Preservation New Jersey • 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing • PO Box 7815• West Trenton, NJ 08628

Grand Opening Festival

Classical Music Series:
Classics from Bach to Dett

Clipper Erickson, Piano
and Risë Kagan-Erickson, Bells

Sunday, February 21, 2016, 3:00 pm
at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing

Preservation New Jersey is pleased to present a program of virtuoso piano music and handbells in the beautiful acoustics of the 1867 Sanctuary.

Clipper Erickson
"Heroic, Sensitive...Power, Precision, Romantic Abandon..." — The Washington Post

In addition to his powerful renditions of the great classical repertoire, Clipper Erickson's interpretations of American music from past and present have launched a series of CD releases that have received considerable critical acclaim and have often been featured on radio stations throughout the United States. He continues to be active in premiering and promoting new works by American composers.

Erickson made his debut as a soloist with the Young Musicians Foundation Orchestra at age nineteen in Los Angeles. After studies at The Juilliard School, Yale University, and Indiana University with the renowned British pianist John Ogdon, his interpretations began earning prizes at international competitions including the Busoni, William Kapell, and the American Pianists Association. He has performed as a soloist with orchestras and in recitals in some of the most famous concert venues in the world, including the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Visit his web site at www.clippererickson.com

Risë Kagan-Erickson has been active in and around Bucks County, Pennsylvania as a singer, solo handbell artist, and director of vocal and handbell choirs since returning from Germany in 2006. She works full time at Ann’s Choice Retirement Community in Warminster, and is the Director of Music at Newtown United Methodist Church. She enjoys following her husband’s concert schedule, turning his pages as needed, in exchange for his services as her permanent accompanist as needed.

Tickets may be purchased online below by selecting your ticket option and clicking on the "Buy Now" link to use credit or debit card or your PayPal account. If ordering two or three ticket types, each type must be purchased in a separate order. You will receive an email confirmation of each purchase. Online tickets will be held at the box office; please print and bring your receipt in case it is needed to confirm your purchase.

Tickets may be reserved for payment by check by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows.

Wheelchair accessibleThe 1867 Sanctuary is wheelchair accessible using the ramp on the left side of the building.

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