2017 Summer Portals Piano Concert Series July 16 - 29
2017 Summer Portals Piano Concert Series July 16 - 29

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2017 Hotchkiss Portals - Piano Concert Series

The Hotchkiss School welcomes everyone to enjoy its annual summer series of world-class concerts—free and open to the public July 16 - 29. Whether for a pre-concert picnic at Hotchkiss or simply to take in spectacular views of Lake Wononscopomuc and the Berkshire Mountains, visitors are invited to come early before enjoying free performances inside the School's spectacular Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center.

This year, renowned pianist Boris Berman, Chair of the Piano Department at the Yale School of Music, returns to open the the series on July 16. Other pianists scheduled to perform include Fabio and Gisele Witkowski, appearing with special guests, the Fine Arts Quartet, on July 22 for a gala celebrating the program's 5th anniversary. Luiz de Moura Castro of the The Hartt School of Music returns July 18, Yuri Bogdanov of the Gnessin State Musical College, Russia, performs July 25, and Oxana Yablonskaya of The Juilliard School will appear July 27. Piano students will also perform a series of young artist concerts. The full schedule can be found below.

For more information phone (860) 435-3775. The Hotchkiss School is located at 11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, Connecticut. The concert hall is air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible.

SCHEDULE OF CONCERTS:

Sunday, July 16 - 4:00 p.m. - BORIS BERMAN

Wednesday, July 19 - 7:30 p.m. - LUIZ DE MOURA CASTRO

Saturday, July 22 - 7:30 p.m. - 5th ANNIVERSARY GALA: FABIO & GISELE WITKOWSKI WITH THE FINE ARTS QUARTET

Tuesday, July 25 - 7:30 p.m. - YURI BOGDANOV

Thursday, July 27 - 7:30 p.m. - OXANA YABLONSKAYA

Saturday, July 29 - 7:30 p.m. - GRAND FINALE CONCERT

YOUNG ARTIST CONCERTS:

Saturday, July 22 - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 23 - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26 - 7:30 p.m.*

Friday, July 28 - 7:30 p.m.

*at Fairfield Farm, weather permitting