SUMMERFEST 2015 ENCOUNTERS

Encounters HeaderSummerFest Encounters delve further into specific topics often not directly related to programming. Past Encounters have covered in-depth considerations of music history and theory, roundtable discussions with composers-in-residence, and presentations on developing a successful career in music.

All Encounters are held at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (Directions)
Free Event! No reservation necessary.


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Thursday, August 13

12:30 – 2:00 PM
Special Performance Encounter
Join us for this special performance Encounter, hosted by Eric Bromberger, SummerFest Scholar-in-Residence. Today’s Encounter features music by Schumann and Brahms played by the Huntington Quartet and the Sycamore Trio.


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Thursday, August 20

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Dmitri Shostakovich: Some Post-Centennial Reflection
Join us for an in-depth discussion led by SummerFest Scholar-in-Residence
Richard Taruskin.


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Thursday, August 27

12:30 – 2:00 PM
Special Performance Encounter
Join us for this special performance Encounter, hosted by Eric Bromberger, SummerFest Scholar-in-Residence. Today’s Encounter features SummerFest 2015 artists Peter Serkin and Julia Hsu in a program of music for Piano Four-Hands performing works by Beethoven, Massenet and Bizet.