Math & Cultural
|Location:||MSRI: Simons Auditorium|
Join MSRI for a brief afternoon musical interlude featuring pianist Nicholas Tjahjono, featuring performances of Ludwig van Beethoven's 32 Variations in C minor, WoO 80 and Franz Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No.13, S.244/13.
Nicholas Tjahjono is a senior in UC Berkeley majoring in Bioengineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Music. He plays both the piano and violin but is focusing on piano. Nicholas currently studies piano under Dr. Martha Wasley, and was awarded the Austin F. Williams Prize in Piano Performance in 2018 from the UC Berkeley music department . He enjoys playing music from the Classical and Romantic Eras, especially from composers such as Beethoven. When he is not playing piano or going to classes, he does research in a structural biology/biochemistry lab studying protein structure using X-ray Crystallography.