September 26, 2017
Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street
Admission is free, but reservations are encouraged. To register, email [email protected] or call (504) 523-4662.
The 2017 Francisco Bouligny Lecture will be The Historic New Orleans Collection’s contribution to “From Cuba to New Orleans,” a series of three programs celebrating Cuban music, September 26–29, 2017. Presented by the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, the National Park Service, and THNOC, each event will feature internationally acclaimed pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, a Russian-American who studied under a Cuban piano master. More information about the other events is available online.
For the Bouligny Lecture, Moutouzkine will perform a a recital exploring the exciting rhythms and harmonies of 19th and 20th century Cuban piano music. Established by the Bouligny Foundation, this annual series examines Louisiana’s Spanish influences and honors the legacy of Francisco Bouligny (1736–1800), an important military and political figure in Spanish colonial Louisiana.
“From Cuba to New Orleans” is presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, and the National Park Service with support from Carmo Restaurant, Hall Piano Company, Steinway and Sons, 1896 O’Malley House, and WWNO.
The Historic New Orleans Collection, August 23, 2017