On Saturday, December 3, 23-year-old pianist Evren Ozel performed music by Beethoven, Schubert, Liszt, and Bartók—to learn more, visit the concert page. During the Q & A afterwards, Evren broke the news that he has been invited to participate in the Marlboro Music Festival for a fourth time, an unusual opportunity for a young artist. Congratulations, Evren!

Miscellany

  • In April 2022, violinist Sophie Wang joined the first violin section of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Sophie performed here in February 2019 and will return for another performance in June 2023.

  • Pianist Spencer Myer has joined the distinguished faculty of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington. Spencer performed here with cellist Michael Katz in December 2021 and will return for a solo recital in April 2023.

  • Last August, master piano technician Bill Calhoun did some extensive work on our Steinway concert grand. Regular guests may notice a more uniform, velvety sound across all registers.

  • Conductor Larry Rachleff recently passed away. Maestro Rachleff was the artistic director of the Rhode Island Philharmonic for many years.

  • We frequently serve wine from Husch Vineyards, a small family-owned winery in Mendocino County, California. My niece Krista and her husband Zac are part-owners and are both actively involved in winery operations.