Harpsichord player will perform at Shrine Aug. 18 Fran�oise Lengell�, the prominent French harpsichord player from Paris, will open the 2000-2001 season at America's Shrine to Music Museum on the campus of The University of South Dakota with a brown bag lunch program in the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall, Friday, Aug. 18, at 12:05 p.m.
Winner of the 1977 International Harpsichord Competition in Bruges, Belgium, Madame Lengell� performs regularly at festivals in Barcelona, Madrid, Versailles, and other European venues. She comes to Vermillion following concerts in Japan and California.
She will perform works by J.S. Bach and Fran�ois Couperin on one of the museum's historic harpsichords, built by Jacqes Germain of Paris in 1785, just four years before the French Revolution.
The museum's 2000-2001 season will include more than 35 concerts, brown bag lunch programs, and other musical events.
The popular brown bag programs are free and open to the public. Coffee and tea will be available.