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Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 6:30 PM
“In Search of the Ideal Composer Through the Eyes of Marcel Proust:
Works by Franck Saint-Saëns, Ysaye and Chausson"
Experience stunning performances by:
Dmitri Berlinsky – Violin ~ Leon Livshin – Piano
The Classical Plus Concert series is presented in a lovely private home near Port Jefferson. This series, curated by noted pianist Leon Livshin and Agata Gajewski-Sathi, explores the times and events surrounding the compositions, often with costumed presenters. This lovely salon series is a magical way to explore the nuances of classical compositions.
Leon Livshin (piano) is the winner of several prestigious piano competitions in Italy, Germany, and the former USSR. At age 14 he was invited to play for Pope John Paul II at the Vatican. A pioneering artist of wide-ranging musical interests, Mr. Livshin performs extensively throughout Europe and the United States. He also acts as a creative consultant to a variety of concert series and festivals in the New York City area. As a soloist and chamber music player, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Kennedy Center, Merkin Hall, Steinway Hall, the Cologne Philharmonic, the Berlin Hochschule für Musik, Vienna Konzerthaus, the Zurich Tonhalle, Moscow's White Hall, the Harvard Music Association, and at the United Nations. His recent collaborations have included the Borodin Quartet, the Borromeo Quartet, Philip Setzer (the Emerson Quartet), Pamela Frank, Julian Milkis and Dmitri Berlinsky.
Please join us for the sixth concert of the 2016-2017 season of this inventive, captivating series!
For information on location call 631.473.5220