Richard Russell to be part of "Counterpoints"

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:37 PM

Fordham University, in conjunction with the jounral, 19th Century Music, will present a two-day conference exploring the intertextuality of literature and music in the 1800s, with attendant ramifications for today's composers.

The two-day conference is Oct. 21-22, 2011, with a concert to conclude the festivities. This concluding concert will include Richard D. Russell's new composition, Dantes Variations, a theme and variations on an original theme which is intended to evoke Edmond Dantes, the hero of Dumas's book, "The Count of Monte Cristo." This concert will meet at 7:30pm, October 22 at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus, 113th West 60th Street at Columbus Avenue, 12th floor.

For more information about the whole concert, see: