The Honors College lecture: "Beethoven: Creative Genius And Psychiatric Illness"
by Richard Kogan
Photo courtesy of Mind Science Foundation
This lecture/concert is led by Harvard-trained psychiatrist and Juilliard-trained concert pianist Dr. Richard Kogan, who has a distinguished career both as a concert pianist and as a psychiatrist. Dr. Kogan has gained renown for his lecture/recitals that explore the role of music in healing and the influence of psychological factors and psychiatric and medical illness on the creative output of composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and Bernstein.