March 30, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Magdalena Ezoe, OP, pianist, will offer compositions by Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849) during a concert at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019. Part of the First Sunday Music Series, Sister Magdalena’s concert is at St. Catherine Chapel on the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse Campus, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian.
The concert features Prelude in A major, two waltzes of Opus 64, Nocturne in E Flat Major, Fantaisie-Impromptu, Etude in E, Opus 10. Sister Magdalena will also perform Nocturne in C# Minor and Waltz in A Minor, both of which were discovered after Chopin’s death.
Born in Tokyo, Sister Magdalena came to the United States to study at Barry College (now University) in Miami, Florida, where she met and later joined the Adrian Dominican Sisters. She taught music for 37 years at Siena Heights University and has composed parts for the Catholic Mass, hymns, chamber music, and music for the organ and the piano.
All are welcome to this free concert.
Sister Magdalena was our wonderful choral director and music teacher for several years at Dominican HS, Detroit. I will never forget her. Thank you, Sister!