FLORENCE – The Jesselson/Fugo Duo will perform at Francis Marion University on Jan. 31 as part of the FMU Artist Series.
The concert will be at 8 p.m. in the Kassab Recital Hall in the Hyman Fine Arts Center on campus. Admission is free.
The duo consists of cellist Robert Jesselson and pianist Charles Fugo. The program will include works by Beethoven and Brahms.
Jesselson and Fugo are both professors of music at the University of South Carolina and members of the American Arts Trio. Jesselson has performed all over the world and is the former conductor of many orchestras, including the Florence Festival Orchestra. He is the current president of the American String Teacher Association.
Fugo has been a member of the USC music faculty since 1972, where he teaches piano, supervises the accompanying program, and is coordinator of the piano division. He has performed with several orchestras and has appeared frequently on statewide Educational Radio and TV programs.
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