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Live Music Meditation:
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:30 PM Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall


Experience world-class music more personally than ever before as you meditate to the playing of cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, guided by Associate Dean Matthew Weiner, Princeton University Office Religious Life. This is a FREE, unticketed opportunity to indulge in attentive, focused, and mindful listening. No prior experience necessary.

Please note that capacity is limited, and there will be no late seating. We advise participants to arrive early. Doors to the hall will open and meditation instruction will begin at 12:00PM. Doors will close once capacity is reached. The event will conclude by 1:30PM.

Jean-Guihen Queyras will perform in the evening with violinist Isabelle Faust and pianist Alexander Melnikov, presenting a program of Beethoven's piano trios. For concert tickets and further information, click here.

For more information about the Live Music Meditation experience, check out this New York Times feature and Performance Today segment.

Please be aware that this event may be photographed and/or filmed for promotional and archival purposes. By participating in the event, you consent to appearing in images resulting from the photography/video filming. Please see a staff member with any concerns.

“By meditating and holding silence together, musicians and audience members alike are open to experiencing music in a new way. Gone are the inhibitions surrounding proper concert etiquette. Instead, a gift: thirty minutes to listen to the music onstage and the music within.”

- Performance Today