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The Music at Colby concert series presents pianist Boris Berman on Saturday, October 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Given Auditorium of the Bixler Art and Music Center on the Waterville campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

The artistry of Boris Berman is well known to audiences in more than 40 countries on five continents. Born in Moscow, Berman studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and graduated with distinction as both pianist and harpsichordist. He performed extensively throughout the Soviet Union as a recitalist and appeared as guest soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Moscow Philharmonic and the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. A dedicated teacher of international stature, Berman has served on the faculties of some of the world’s finest schools and is currently Professor of Piano at Yale School of Music. He will present a program featuring works by Beethoven and Debussy.

The program is funded in part by the Hazel Hoyt Witherell Memorial Concert Fund.