The Academy of Music Festival Gala featuring Jerry Grossman, Caterina Szepes, Nicolas Mann, Bracha Malkin, Anat Malkin Almani, and Korliss Uecker
The Academy of Music Summer Festival presents its gala concert at Le Poisson Rouge featuring an exquisite program including Mendelssohn’s string quintet in A major, Op. 18 with renowned Festival Artists: principal cellist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Jerry Grossman, violinist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Caterina Szepes, violinist/violist and Department Chair of Strings at the Manhattan School of Music, Nicholas Mann, prizewinner of the Paganini and Wieniawski International Violin competitions, Bracha Malkin, and Violin/Viola faculty member of the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division, Anat Malkin Almani.
In addition to the Mendelssohn, famed soprano Korliss Uecker will present a selection of classical and cabaret songs including Mozart’s L’amero, Chausson’s Le Colibri, Bernstein’s Dream with Me, Amy Beach’s Chasson D’Amor, Gershwin’s Our Love is Here to Stay as well as traditional classical arias such as O Mio Babbino Caro, Donizetti’s Don Pasquale and Norinas’s Aria Comedic Coloratura.
The Academy of Music Festival is a classical music festival that runs from June 8-22, 2014 in Nyack, New York. The festival annually presents an international program of the highest quality that fosters an appreciation of classical music through education and performance.
4:00pm doors // 5:00pm // All Ages