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MSRI 25th Anniversary Special Event: Christopher Taylor in conversation with David Benson and Robert Osserman January 26, 2008 (04:00 PM PST - 05:30 PM PST)
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Description Pianist Christopher Taylor in conversation with David Benson, author of the book Music: A Mathematical Offering, and Robert Osserman, Special Projects Director at MSRI. The free public event will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the Simons Auditorium, Chern Hall, at MSRI, located at 17 Gauss Way (near the intersection of Centennial Drive and Grizzly Peak Blvd.) in Berkeley. Presented in association with Cal Performances.

In celebration of MSRI's 25th Anniversary, a reception with Christopher Taylor and David Benson will follow the conversation event in the Institute's Atrium. The public is invited to attend.

A video of this event is now available at http://www.msri.org/communications/vmath/VMathVideosSpecial/VideoSpecialInfo/3709/show_video

Parking: Please note that parking in the lot between MSRI and the Space Sciences Lab is available free -of-charge on weekends (and after 5pm on weekdays). The lot is reached from Centennial Drive by turning onto the "Gauss Way" access road that leads to MSRI / SSL -- see the link provided below for directions to the Institute. Disabled parking spaces are located adjacent to the entrance to MSRI's Chern Hall. Otherwise, parking in the Institute's terraced hillside lot -- a loop of the top two rows -- requires walking up a stairway of 95+ steps leading up to the MSRI building. The parking lot can be accessed directly off Centennial Drive.

For directions to MSRI, please see the following URL:


For information about the Cal Performances recital by Christopher Taylor performing Messaien's Vingt regards sur
l'enfant Jesu
on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 3pm, please see the URL below:


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