Thursday, October 8 @ 7:30pm: UNF Recital Hall
Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki and Christine Clark will perform works by Rachmaninoff, Brahms, and others at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the UNF Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free.
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Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, baritone
Baritone Krzysztof Biernacki established strong reputation as a powerful performer, versatile stage director, and talented pedagogue. Born and raised in Poland, his professional credits include opera, oratorio, concert, and recital performances in Canada, United Sates, and Europe. Dr. Biernacki holds degrees from University of Manitoba (B. Mus.), University of Western Ontario (M. Mus.), and University of British Columbia (D.M.A). He holds the position of Assistant Professor and Head of Applied Voice at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.
As a singer Dr. Biernacki has appeared in principal roles with Vancouver Opera, Manitoba Opera, Calgary Opera, Orchestra London Canada, Theaters of Jablonec and Usti nad Labem in Czech Republic, as well as opera ensembles of University of British Columbia and University of Western Ontario. Highlights of his operatic engagements include Eugene Onegin, Barber of Seville, Madama Butterfly, La Boheme, Cunning Little Vixen, La Fanciulla del West, Rigoletto, Carmen, Dido & Aeneas, The Crucible, Merry Widow, Die Fledermaus, Der Freischütz, Un Ballo in Maschera, Don Pasquale, Gianni Schicchi, and Merry Widow. Learn more.
Christine Armington Clark, piano
Christine Armington Clark received performance degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and the University of Illinois before studying with Leon Fleisher in the Peabody Conservatory Artist Diploma Program. Ms. Clark has performed with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, and at the Aspen Music Festival as a fellow in solo piano performance and accompanying. She taught piano at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. Her chamber music performances include appearances at the Goethe Institute in San Francisco, the Good Shepherd Chamber Music Society, EMMA, and the St. Augustine Chamber Music Festival. Ms. Clark is a frequent performer on the concert series at Riverside Presbyterian Church, and in 1999 she gave an all-Liszt recital for the St. Cecilia Music Society. While working as a law clerk in Washington, D.C., she gave perhaps her most unusual recital, performing in the United States Supreme Court at the request of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.