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You might not expect to find an Italian pianist of international acclaim in the Crossroads area, but that will be exactly the case Feb. 25, as Francesco Attesti will perform a piano concert to benefit the local CARE Fund.
Attesti â€” who is considered one of the finest interpreters of the Romantic and early 20th Century Repertoire â€” will be performing a program largely based on the works of Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin at the Hall Center for the Arts on the Howard College campus at 7:30 p.m.
According to CARE Fund spokesman Tommy Churchwell, when Attesti is referred to as world-renowned, it's anything but lip service.
â€śLast month he was touring in France,â€ť Churchwell said. â€śHe's a busy guy, playing all over the world. So, when we say he's internationally acclaimed, we mean it.â€ť
Tickets for the concert are $25, according to Churchwell, with all proceeds going to the local CARE Fund.
â€śYou can purchase tickets at the Big Spring Herald, Chamber of Commerce or at Churchwell Insurance,â€ť he said.