Back by popular demand, Salon Series offers 60-75 minute concerts by award-winning young musicians from around the globe. Four Fridays of concerts designed to excite and introduce Classical repertoire have been co-programmed with Concert Artists Guild, Pro Musicis, and Yamaha Artist Services, Inc., organizations that nurture and promote the world's finest concert musicians.
April 4 Assaff Weissman
April 11 Daria Rabotkina
April 18 Tanya Gabrielian
April 25 Ching-Yun Hu
Pianist Assaff Weisman has been captivating audiences with his intensity, lyricism and communicative style since his solo debut at the age of twelve. He has appeared as both soloist and in collaboration with other artists in major venues in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas , including appearances at the Millennium Piano Festival in Spain, the Rudolfinum in Prague, as well as in Edinburgh and at the Music Festival of the Hamptons in the United States. Weisman is a graduate of The Juilliard School where he studied with Herbert Stessin and where he now is a member of the Evening Division piano faculty.
The Friday, April 4 program includes:
- Sonata in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "Tempest" I. Largo - Allegro II. Adagio III. Allegretto (Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827)
- Le baiser de l'Enfant-Jesus (Olivier Messiaen, 1908 -1992)
- Prelude in G-sharp Minor, Op. 32, no. 12 / Prelude in C Major, Op. 32, no. 1 / Prelude in D Major, Op. 23, no. 4 / Prelude in B-flat Major, Op. 23, no. 2 (Sergei Rachmaninoff, 1873 - 1943)
- Davidsbundertanze, Op. 6 (Robert Schumann, 1810 - 1856)
Salon Series is generously supported by Susan and Louis K. Meisel, Joseph M. Cohen, Concert Artists Guild, and Pro Musicis, and sponsored by Yamaha Artist Services, Inc. and Faust Harrison Pianos.
Friday Nights are made possible, in part, by the generous support of The Corcoran Group. Public Funding provided by Suffolk County.
Salon Series: Assaff Weisman