Concerts and Performances

Here is a list of our upcoming musical events  – please check our event calendar for more information, pricing and to make sure the times have not changed. Please call ahead to check on upcoming events that you are interested in to confirm a reservation as seats are limited.

Concert, Monday, August 8th at 7:30 pm
Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI), Young Artists Piano Program
Student RecitalBUTI is recognized internationally as a premier summer training program for aspiring young musicians, ages 14 to 22, and is the only program of its kind associated with one of the world’s great symphony orchestras. Under the guidance of distinguished professionals, and in the presence of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, students are immersed in an atmosphere of extraordinary music making fueled by high artistic standards, rigorous programming, and a rich legacy of learning and performance.

The Young Artists Piano Program (YAPP) is an intensive summer training program for advanced high school-age pianists. Admission to the program is highly competitive and is limited to a class size that encourages individualized attention. Under the direction of Boston University Professor and international recording artist Boaz Sharon and associate director Clara Shin, the YAPP attracts students from around the world, including those from Israel, Brazil, Chile, China, Korea, Germany, Italy, the UK, and Canada.

Cost of admission is a free will donation.

 

Concert, Monday, August 22 at 4:00 pm
Pianist Ludwig Olshansky

Concert pianist Ludwig Olshansky, who performs internationally, returns to the mansion to play works by Granados, Brahms and Schumann.

Olshansky last performed here in 2011 at a memorial concert in honor of his late sister-in-law, Joan Olshansky, one of the museum’s historians.  He will perform Granados’s “Laments or the Maiden and the Nightingale,” Brahms’s Intermezzo in B minor, Op. 119, No. 1; Capriccio in F sharp minor, op. 76, No. 1; Intermezzo in B flat minor, op. 117, No. 2; Capriccio in G minor, op 116, No. 3; Intermezzo in E major, op. 116, No. 4; Capriccio in C sharp minor, op. 76, No. 5; Intermezzo in A major, op. 118, No. 2; Capriccio in C major, op. 76, No. 8, and Intermezzo in E flat minor, op. 118, No. 6.  After intermission, Olshansky will play Schumann’s Fantasy in C, op. 17.

Audiences in the United States, Canada and many European countries have attended his concerts.  The Smithsonian Institution’s Folkways Archival Recordings offer his CD performances of works by Schumann, Brahms, Chopin, Beethoven and Schubert.

Olshansky was a scholarship student at the Juilliard School of Music where he was awarded a Damrosch Scholarship for graduate study and the Loeb Memorial Prize “presented to the pianist most excellent in talent and achievement.”

Tickets for the concert are $20. Reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited.  For information or reservations call us at 413-637-3206.