Lyra Music Festival 2018
The Lyra Music Festival is an outstanding series of summer classical music events based in Northampton, MA. Each July Lyra Music brings together world class musicians, outstanding young string players and pianists and an exceptional faculty of professional musicians and educators for concerts, masterclasses and outreach performances.
Join us in July for Solo Concerts and Masterclasses at Sage Hall, Smith College, Northampton, MA with:
KRISTIN LEE, award winning violinist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: "Simply spectacular" (The Advocate), performing with pianist, Jeremy Jordan, winner of the Steinway Concerto Competition and Young Steinway Artist.
Masterclass and Concert: July 14, 2018
Kristin Lee Program: American Inspirations
George Gershwin Three Preludes for Violin and Piano
William Bolcom Duo Fantasy
Maurice Ravel Sonata for Violin and Piano
Charles Ives Violin Sonata No. 4 Childrens Day At Camp Meeting
Kevin Puts Air for Violin and Piano
John Novacek Four Rags
NICHOLAS TZAVARAS, cellist with the Shanghai Quartet: "Richly singing" and "beautifully nuanced" (New York Times), performing with RIEKO AIZAWA,pianist with the Horszowski Trio. "Impressive musicality, a crisp touch and expressive phrasing" (New York Times).
Masterclass and Concert: July 12, 2018
Nicholas Tzavaras Program:
Beethoven Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.5 No.2
Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor
Britten Sonata for Cello and Piano in C Major
GILLES VONSATTEL,Steinway Artist and pianist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, "...a study in intensity (The New York Times).
Masterclass and Concert: July 20, 2018
Gilles Vonsattel Program:
George Benjamin Shadow Lines
Brahms: Vier Klavierstücke, Op 119
Schumann Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17
A concert of chamber music with the FACULTY ARTISTS of the Lyra Music Workshop (Saturday, July 21, 2018) and a final STUDENT GALA concert will round out the festival (Saturday, July 28, 2018).
Lyra Faculty Artist Program
Eric Eaton, Cello, Jacob Savransky, Piano
Rhapsodie Espagnole, Liszt
Francisco Montero, Piano
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op.8, Brahms
Peter Rovit,violin, Yari Bond, cello, Francisco Montero
All ticketed events will take place at Sage Hall on Smith Campus in Northampton, MA, please see our website for outreach concerts with Lyra Music Student performers throughout the Pioneer Valley in July. www.lyramusic.org.
Smith College - Sage Hall (View)
144 Green Street
Northampton, MA 01063
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