Eugenia Cheng, author, musician, mathematician
Wed, Apr 5 7:00 PM (90 min)
Mathematics can be tasty! It’s a way of thinking, and not just about numbers. Through unexpectedly connected examples from music, juggling, and baking, Dr. Eugenia Cheng will demonstrate that math can be made fun and intriguing for all. Her interactive talk will feature hands-on activities, examples that everyone can relate to, and funny stories. She will present surprisingly high-level mathematics, including some advanced abstract algebra usually only seen by math majors and graduate students. There will be a distinct emphasis on edible examples.
David Fray, piano
Tue, May 9 7:30 PM (120 min)
After being named “Newcomer of the Year” in 2008 by the BBC Music Magazine, French pianist David Fray has embarked on an active career as a recitalist, soloist and chamber musician worldwide. Described as “perhaps the most inspired, certainly the most original Bach player of his generation,” with his natural elegance and exquisite musicality, Fray’s performance and skill must be experienced. Please join us for this exciting evening.