LIU Post Chamber Music Festival Announces Festival Concert Series for 33rd Summer Season
Communications & Marketing, LIU,
Brookville, N.Y. –he LIU Post Chamber Music Festival is celebrating its 33rd Summer Season with a series of concerts, beginning on July 18 with a chamber music performance by The Pierrot Consort.
The Festival is an intensive, three-week program that focuses on the study and performance of the standard chamber music repertoire, and includes a concert series with performances at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts and Hillwood Recital Hall at LIU Post. In addition to The Pierrot Consort, special guests and festival participants will also perform.
The Festival will run through August 1, culminating with the Seminar Concert, which will include performances by young Festival Seminar participants, and the Festival Chamber Orchestra, featuring the winner of the 2014 Festival Concerto Competition. Further information may be found at tillescenter.org or liu.edu/post/chambermusic. For advance ticket purchases or other questions, please call the LIU Post Chamber Music Festival at 516-299-2103.
The full concert schedule is as follows:
- Musical Gestures, July 18, 8 p.m., Hillwood Recital Hall: The opening concert of the 33rd Summer Season of the LIU Post Chamber Music Festival features The Pierrot Consort (Susan Deaver, flute; Dale Stuckenbruck, violin; Veronica Salas, viola; Maureen Hynes, cello; Heawon Kim, piano) with guest artists Nam-Sook Choei Lee, violin. Performance will include Ravel Piano Trio in A minor, Joan Tower “Rising” for flute and string quartet and Richard Strauss Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 13. This year marks the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss’ birth and Joan Tower is an award-winning American composer. General admission $20; seniors and students $10.
- Festival Alumni Evening, July 22, 8 p.m., Hillwood Recital Hall: Evening concert of chamber music performed by alumni from the LIU Post Chamber Music Festival. General admission $12; seniors and students $8.
- Educational Residency & Master Class featuring Lawrence Dutton, violist of the Emerson String Quartet, July 24, 2 p.m., Hillwood Recital Hall: As part of a daylong Educational Residency at the LIU Post Chamber Music Festival, an informal concert/master class will be given by Lawrence Dutton in which selected festival participants perform for Dutton. Dutton is a master musician who has collaborated with many of the world’s best performing artists and won the Avery Fisher Prize as a member of the Emerson String Quartet. Free Admission.
- Nature & Folk Music: The Pierrot Consort joined by Festival faculty members Nam-Sook Choei Lee, violinist, and Frank Cassara, marimba, July 25, 8 p.m., Hillwood Recital Hall: The second concert of the LIU Post Chamber Music Festival combines music influence by nature and folk music. Performers include The Pierrot Consort and festival faculty members Nam-Sook Choei Lee, violin, and Frank Cassara, marimba. Performances will include Haydn, String Quartet in D Major “Lark”, Gottry “Desert Clouds” for flute, violin and marimba, Ginastera “Impresiones de la Puna” for flute and strings, and Brahms Quintet for Piano and String in F minor, Op. 34. General admission $20; seniors and students $10.
- Chamber Music Concert, July 30, 8 p.m., Hillwood Recital Hall: Participants from the annual LIU Post Chamber Music Festival perform chamber music. Program to be announced. General admission $12; seniors and students $8.
- Seminar Concert, July 31, 12 p.m., Hillwood Recital Hall: Chamber music performed by young festival participants from the Festival’s Seminar Program. Program to be announced. Suggested contribution: $5.
- Chamber Music Concert, July 31, 8 p.m., Hillwood Recital Hall: Participants from the annual LIU Post Chamber Music Festival perform chamber music. General admission $12; seniors and students $8.
- Festival Chamber Orchestra Concert, Aug. 1, 8 p.m., Tilles Center Concert Hall: Performance by the Festival Chamber Orchestra and the winner of the 2014 Festival Concerto Competition under the direction of Susan Deaver, conductor. Works to be performed include music of C.P.E. Bach, Haydn, Dvorak, Ginastera. General admission $15; seniors and students $10.
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Founded in 1926, LIU is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive private universities with locations and programs spanning the New York metropolitan area, overseas, and online. With nearly 200,000 alumni worldwide, the university offers more than 500 academic programs and educates more than 23,000 students in New York through accredited programs in Brooklyn, Brookville (LIU Post), Brentwood, Riverhead, and Rockland and Westchester (LIU Hudson). Other academic units include LIU Pharmacy (the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences), which prepares students for successful careers in the fields of pharmacy and health care, and LIU Global, which provides a wide range of study abroad options at overseas centers in China and Costa Rica, as well as through programs in Australia, India, South Africa, Taiwan, and Thailand. In addition, LIU hosts NCAA Division I and II athletics as well as the internationally acclaimed Tilles Center for the Performing Arts and George Polk Awards in Journalism. For more information, visit liu.edu.
Located in Brookville, N.Y., LIU Post offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs at one of Long Island’s most scenic locations along the Gold Coast. Ranked a Best Regional University by U.S. News and World Report, the university features world-class faculty, a vibrant campus life, and residence halls for more than 1,600 students, as well as state-of-the-art athletics facilities including Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium. Graduates who earn their degrees from LIU Post have achieved great distinction in the fields of dance, theater, art, television, movies, music, management and finance, health care, education, and technology.
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