Schemel Forum Collaborative Program with Geisinger

    October 8, 2019

    Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
    Schemel Forum Collaborative Program *With Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

    Richard Kogan, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College and Artistic Director, Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program

    Music and Medicine: Chopin and the Power of Resilience

    Psychiatrist and concert pianist Dr. Richard Kogan will give a lecture/concert that explores how the great Polish composer Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) grappled with pulmonary disease, exile from his beloved homeland and a tempestuous relationship with the novelist George Sand. The discussion will be illuminated by piano performances of some of Chopin's most beloved masterpieces.

    5:30 p.m. Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton

    Reception to follow. $30 per person. $15 for University of Scranton Students, Staff, and Faculty.

    Contact: Alicen Morrison,, 570.941.6206

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