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2018 Festival Performances

Our Sixth Season Guest Artist will be Tony Arnold, Soprano.The Festival returns with many great concerts!

June 1, 7pm: Egremont Village Inn, South Egremont, MA

Solo and Chamber Music by the artists of the Next Festival
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June 2, 7pm: Gordon Hall, Music Mountain, CT

Tony Arnold, Guest Artist; String orchestra music of Jessica Meyer, Liisa Hirsch and the World Premiere of Brett Dean’s “And once I played Ophelia” for soprano and string orchestra
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June 3, 7:30pm: (le) poisson rouge, NY, NY

Tony Arnold, Guest Artist; String orchestra music of Jessica Meyer, Liisa Hirsch and the World Premiere of Brett Dean’s “And once I played Ophelia” for soprano and string orchestra
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June 8, 9, 5-8pm: Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY

Classical and contemporary music for strings and piano by the artists of the Next Festival
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June 9, 2:30 pm: NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts, NY, NY

 Open workshop, featuring works in process from the composer/choreographer workshop led by Christopher D’Amboise, Aaron Jay Kernis and Peter Askim
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Watch Our Behind The Scenes Documentary!

About The Next Festival of Emerging Artists:

Comprised of some of the most exciting young artists of tomorrow, The Next Festival of Emerging Artists is an intensive and immersive residency for young professional string players focused on musical exploration, entrepreneurial thinking and Contemporary Performance Practice. Founded by Artistic Director Peter Askim in 2013, the festival provides a setting for the next generation of artists to hone their craft in a beautiful setting, with generous financial support and the opportunity to collaborate with world class guest artists, including cellist Matt Haimovitz, ETHEL, cellist Jeff Zeigler, violist Nadia Sirota, violinist Jennifer Koh and guitarist/composer Richard Thompson.

For further information, please contact: info@next-fest.org

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