UPCOMING CONCERTS:

 
"CELLO CHARM"--April 21-23
Eric Kutz, cello; Daniel Weiser, piano
A very passionate program featuring music by Mendelssohn, Barber, Cassado, and Balakirev.  Eric Kutz is the Cello Professor at University of Maryland and a tremendous player making his debut with Classicopia

"VIOLIN VOYAGE"--May 19-21
 Omar Chen Guey, violin; Daniel Weiser, piano
Omar returns to Classicopia after a few years away.  A fantastic performer, Omar will amaze you with his virtuosity and technical precision.  This program includes works by Mozart, Saint-Saens, and Richard Strauss
 
 
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"CELLO CHARM"
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Eric Kutz, cello                                Daniel Weiser, piano
 
A powerful and passionate program featuring music by Mendelssohn, Barber, Balakirev, and Cassado.   A wonderful variety of works from Germany, Amercia, Russia, and Spain

Cellist Eric Kutz has captivated audiences across both North America and Europe. He joined the faculty of University of Maryland School of Music in 2015, coming from Luther College, where he served on the faculty since 2002 as a Professor and Artist in Residence. He is active as a teacher, a chamber musician, an orchestral musician, and a concerto soloist. His diverse collaborations cut across musical styles, and have ranged from cellist Yo-Yo Ma to jazz great Ornette Coleman. Kutz is also a founding member of the Murasaki Duo, a cello and piano ensemble that has released two commercial CD’s and performs on chamber music series throughout the nation. Duo Virtuoso, the latest release, was the winner of the 2016 Violoncello Foundation’s “Listeners’ Choice Award.  As an orchestral musician, Kutz summers in Chicago as a member of the Grant Park Orchestra’s cello section. He has also appeared in the sections of the New York Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. In 1997 Kutz traveled to the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow as a visiting artist, performing new chamber works by American composers. He has given four tours of Europe as a chamber musician. Kutz has premiered over two-dozen works, and has been broadcast live on WQXR and WNYC, both of New York City, WFMT Chicago, as well as nationally on PBS television’s Live from Lincoln Center. He holds degrees from the Juilliard School and Rice University.

 
Friday, April 21 at 7:30PM
 Damon Hall, Hartland, VT
A very intimate space with fabulous acoustics.  Tickets at the door are $20 and free for children 18 and under.  Discounted advanced seats available below with any major credit card.  Click on the arrow for multiple seats. 
 
CELLO CHARM---Hartland
 
 
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Saturday, April 22 at 7:30PM
First Congregational Church in Lebanon, NH
Our home Church with great acoustics and a wonderful Steinway piano. Tickets at the door are $20 for general, $10 for Church members, and free for children 18 and under.
Discounted advanced seats available below with any major credit card. Click on the arrow for multiple seats.
 
CELLO CHARM---Lebanon

 
 
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Sunday, April 23 at 1:00PM
House Concert at home of Al and Marilyn Austin-Nelson, 2 Ridge Rd in Hanover
Our favorite home to play in!  Join us for a very intimate concert with great food and drinks provided as well.  In the heart of Hanover.  Take a trip back to the 19th century for this Salon-style atmosphere and hear chamber music the way it was meant to be heard---in a chamber!   Buy your seats below with any major credit card.  Click on the arrow to buy multiple seats.  Or call Marcia Colligan at 603-643-3337 to reserve seats (or email at marcia@classicopia.org) and then send a check to Classicopia at 33 Rayton Rd, Hanover, NH 03755
 
CELLO CHARM---Austin-Nelson home
 
 
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 "VIOLIN VOYAGE"
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Omar Chen Guey, violin                     Daniel Weiser, piano
 
A program of great violin/piano music, featuring the passionate Violin Sonata by Richard Strauss along with works by Mozart, Sarasate, and Saint-Saens.   
 

Brazilian violinist Omar Chen Guey has been a soloist with the Brazilian, Campinas, Goiania, Minas Gerais, Claudio Santoro National Theater, Sao Paulo University, Sao Paulo Municipal, State of Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestras, the Amazonas Philharmonic, Petrobras Pro-Musica, Experimental Repertoire, Manhattan School of Music, Stony Brook University Symphony, Maidstone Symphony, Qatar Philharmonic and the Seychelles International Music Festival Orchestras. He performed for the King of Norway, Harald V. He is a prizewinner at both Tibor Varga and Lipizer International Violin Competitions. He has performed chamber music with Lynn Harrell, Ani Kavafian, David Finckel, Lawrence Dutton, and Colin Carr. He received a DMA from Stony Brook University and a Master from Juilliard. His main teachers were Robert Mann, Sylvia Rosenberg, Philip Setzer, Ani Kavafian and Pamela Frank. He is a member of A Far Cry Orchestra and was assistant concertmaster of the Orquesta de la Comunidad Valenciana, in Spain, directed by Lorin Maazel. His premiere of the concerto for violin and orchestra by Jean-Charles Gandrille with the Qatar Philharmonic, conducted by Thomas Kalb, has been released on the French label Paraty.

 
 
Saturday, May 20 at 7:30PM
First Congregational Church in Lebanon, NH
Our home Church with great acoustics and a wonderful Steinway piano. Tickets at the door are $20 for general, $10 for Church members, and free for children 18 and under.
Discounted advanced seats available below with any major credit card. Click on the arrow for multiple seats.
 
VIOLIN VOYAGE---Lebanon
 
 
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 Sunday, May 21 at 3:00PM
Artistree Community Arts Center & Gallery,
2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret, VT
A fantastic new space for concerts in a beautifully restored barn,  Exposed beams, wood, rolling hills, incredible music---what more could you want!  
Tickets are $20 at the door or buy your seats in advance for discount below.  
 
VIOLIN VOYAGE--ArtisTree