Piano duo to perform at OUS

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 31, 2003

Boston pianists Barbara and Gerhardt Suhrstedt will perform "Slava: the glory of the arts in Tsarist Russia" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Mains Rotunda at Ohio University Southern.

The couple will perform works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov.

The Suhrstedts' concert will also feature Russian art and poetry in the context of major historical events of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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The Suhrstedts have toured Russia six times since 1998, and have performed at St. Petersburg's historic Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory and have presented three concerts at the Grand Palace in Peterhof, which was once the summer palace of the Russian Tsars.