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ECU Faculty Concert Brings Cello, Piano Recital to Tryon Palace

North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace
North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace

Program on Sunday, April 14 to include Debussy, Poulenc and Franck

The East Carolina Faculty Concert Series continues at Tryon Palace with a cello and piano recital, held Sunday, April 14. Performed by Emanuel Gruber on cello and Keiko Sekino on piano, this moving concert will include pieces by Claude Debussy, and lesser-known but equally engaging artists such as the 19th-century Belgian-French composer Cesar Franck and Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, a member of the 20th-century French group Les Six.

Held at 3 p.m. inside the North Carolina History Center’s Cullman Performance Hall, the cost to attend the ECU Faculty Concert is $20 for adults, $17 for Tryon Palace Foundation members and $10 for students. Gruber will also have CDs for sale in the Tryon Palace Museum Store.

Tickets are available online at, by phone at 1-800-ECU-ARTS(328-2787) or 252-328-4788; and at the door after 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 14. Seating begins at 2:30 p.m. and is general admission.

This concert is presented by the East Carolina University School of Music and the Tryon Palace Performing Arts Series. Media Sponsorship has been provided by Public Radio East and the Sun Journal.

Submitted by: Craig Ramey, Marketing and Communications, Manager, Tryon Palace