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Saturday, April 18, 2015
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10:00AM - 08:00PM
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12:00PM - 05:00PM
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MSPAL 12:00PM - 05:00PM
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International Piano Archives at Maryland


Walk-ins welcome,
10 am to 3 pm
Monday through Thursday

By appointment,
9 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday


Donald Manildi
IPAM Curator
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742-1630
(301) 405-9224

Irene Scharrer

Irene Scharrer was born in London on February 2, 1888. She was a student of Matthay's at the Royal Academy and was one of his early chief disciples. She toured both Europe and the U.S, performing a wide repertoire, emphasizing Chopin and Schumann. She made recordings for HMV and Columbia. Scharrer died in London on January 11, 1971. Contrary to some published accounts, Scharrer was not a cousin of Myra Hess, but the two pianists were close friends and colleagues.


Listen: Arabesque No. 2 in G Major (Debussy)