January 13, 2013 — 4 PM
Praised for its panache by the New York Times and currently the resident ensemble in the New England Conservatory’s Professional String Quartet Program, this acclaimed group is comprised of seasoned soloists who have performed in major venues throughout the country.
January 27, 2013 — 4 PM
Performing on oboe, bassoon and piano, the trio has been met with great critical acclaim. Being praised by the New York Times for its “elegant renditions” and by the Washington Post for its “near effortless lightness and grace“. They are the most active performing piano-wind group in the world.
February 10, 2013 — 4 PM
Back in Key West by popular demand, this accomplished solo pianist has performed in the finest concert halls in forty-one countries. His enthusiasm, exacting artistry and delightful commentary make him a favorite among audiences who are thus brought into the heart of the musical experience.
February 24, 2013 — 4 PM
This cello virtuoso who began his studies at Juilliard and developed his passion for chamber music at Curtis, has performed with chamber orchestras and given recitals nationwide and has been highly praised by critics. The Washington Post’s Joseph McLellan said he “sounded like the next Yo Yo Ma”.
March 03, 2013 — 4 PM
This year’s Rising Star, is a 16 year old violinist who has been given a magnificent Maggini violin (c1590) from the Stradivari Society of Chicago as a loan. He has already appeared with major orchestras across the United States and has made two solo appearances at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium.
March 17, 2013 — 4 PM
This year’s With Love, Florence large string ensemble is dedicated to transforming lives through the richness and beauty of classical music. Its performances are provocative, poetic and reflect its passion for bringing music to new audiences in America and across the world.