8th Annual

Catskill High Peaks Music Festival

August 6 – 17, 2017

 

The Carey Institute for Global Good and Yehuda Hanani have teamed up to produce the 8th Annual Catskill High Peaks Music Festival, “Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman.” The Festival combines a Residency program for 50 hand-picked emerging artists from around the world with evenings of classical music concerts for the public.

The mission of Catskill High Peaks Festival is to infuse students with love and enthusiasm for their musical vocation, instill a spirit of musical adventure and discovery, and imbue an appreciation for past traditions.

All onsite performances are offered on a ‘Pay What You Wish’ basis – we appreciate your support.  The Carey Institute is dedicated to making a better world by contributing to a strong just and educated society. Our programs are made possible by your generous support. 

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Reserve Your Seats

Sun., Aug. 6

7:00 pm – Concert: “Crazy Quilt – Schubert, Piazzolla, Locatelli, Clara Schumann, Caroline Shaw and more” with Peter Zazofsky, violin; Mikael Darmanie, piano; DoYeon Kim and Yehuda Hanani, cello  Buy Tickets >

Tues., Aug. 8

2:00 pm – Master Class: “Grand Violin Sonatas of the 19th Century” with Irina Muresanu presented by Delanne Stageman  Buy Tickets >

Wed., Aug. 9

7:00 pm – Master Class: “The Art of the String Quartet – Reminiscences and Insights” with Peter Zazofsky presented by Susan Arbit  Buy Tickets >

8:30 pm – Moonlight Sonatas performed by High Peaks Residents  Buy Tickets >

Thurs., Aug. 10

2:00 pm – Master Class: “Historic Perspective and Baroque Traditions” with Paul Dwyer and Adrianne Post presented by Mark Lewis and Dennis Winslow  Buy Tickets >

Fri., Aug. 11

8:00 pm – “Concert: Music from High Peaks” performed by High Peaks Masters and Residents at Basilica Hudson   Buy Tickets >

Sat., Aug. 12

2:00 pm – “Concert: Music from High Peaks” performed by High Peaks Masters and Residents at NYS Museum  Buy Tickets >

7:30 pm – “Beer and Music in the Tavern” Moonlight Sonatas performed by High Peaks Residents   Buy Tickets >

Sun., Aug. 13

3:00 pm – Talk : “The Schumanns – Music, Muse and Marriage” with Michael Chertock   Buy Tickets >

4:00 pm – Master Class: “Beyond the Notes” with Yehuda Hanani presented by Diana Hinchcliff   Buy Tickets >

7:00 – Concert: “Cherchez La Femme” — Vivaldi Double Mandolin Concerto, Grazyna Bacewicz Quartet for Four Violins,  Brahms Piano Quintet, and works by Lily Boulanger and Amy Beach performed by High Peaks Masters and Chamber Orchestra   Buy Tickets >

Mon., Aug. 14

1:00 pm – Master Class: “The Miracle of Bach” with Yehuda Hanani 

4:00pm – Buddy Day Concert  Buy Tickets >

7:30 pm – Moonlight Sonatas performed by High Peaks Residents Buy Tickets >

Tues., Aug. 15

8:30 pm – Moonlight Sonatas performed by High Peaks Residents Buy Tickets >

Wed., Aug. 16

4:00 pm – Demonstrated Lecture: “The Remarkable Rebecca Clarke – Viola Virtuoso and Composer” with Michael Strauss presented by Cynthia Nicholson & Ken Storms  Buy Tickets >

7:30 pm – Moonlight Sonatas performed by High Peaks Residents presented by the E. N. Huyck Preserve  Buy Tickets >

*All events held at Carey Institute for Global Good unless otherwise noted.