Sandwiched In

SANDWICHED IN: Evolution of Classical Piano Styles. Mark Valenti will perform selections displaying the evolution of piano styles from the elegant gracefulness of Classicism to the passionate lyricism of Romanticism through the atmospheric Impressionism of Debussy to the rhythmic percussiveness of Modernism. Mr. Valenti received his master of music from Northwestern University, and his bachelor of music from the Philadelphia Musical Academy, and has studied with such notables as Benjamin Whitten, Zoltan Kocsis and Mary Sauer. In addition to giving solo recitals in cities throughout the U.S., Mr. Valenti has performed in France, Belgium, Hungary and Luxembourg, as well as for former First Lady Barbara Bush in Washington, D.C. 12:10 p.m.