Grace Be aware Farm hosts Summer time Chamber Audio Competition

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BURRILLVILLE – A four-working day festival featuring six renowned performers will be held on a historic farmstead in July as portion of an ongoing collection that aims to make globe-course tunes available to a regional audience.

Grace Be aware Farm will host the Summer time Chamber Audio Festival, featuring David Bernat Jiarong Li Cameron Chase Audrey Chen, Nina Bernat and Joseph Lin for many performances on two consecutive weekends, July 3 and 4, and 10 and 11.

The most recent in the ongoing Songs At the Farm collection, the festival will include four applications, all starting off at 2 p.m. at Artistic Director Virginia Sindelar’s Pascoag residence, an 11.5 acre farm on Jackson Schoolhouse Highway. The historic property, known as the Benjamin Smith homestead, is adjacent to the George Washington Management place and has been a functioning farm for more than 200 yrs.

Sindelar released the sequence in 2018, bringing skilled musicians to the calm venue that attribute a variety of songs kinds, from classical chamber tunes, to folk and jazz.

Violinist Bernat is a C. V Starr Doctoral Fellow at the Juilliard College, the place he experiments with Joseph Lin. He was recently highlighted on the BBC Radio 3 system, In Tune, and at WQXR’s Greene House as element of Juilliard’s annual ChamberFest.

David Bernat

As soloist, Bernat has carried out concertos with the Ft. Dodge Symphony and Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, and is a 3rd Prize winner of the 2020 Environment Bach Competitors hosted by the Boulder Bach Competition and a semi-finalist of the 2018 Hudson Valley String Competitors.

Chinese Pianist Li has won prizes at competitions such as the Oxford Philomusica Piano Competition and Summer Academy Level of competition, the Distinction Award of the Hong Kong-Asia Piano Open up Competition. Li is presently a DMA university student at Manhattan College of Music, wherever she studies with John Forconi. Her former academics contain Pei-Shan Lee, Bruce Brubaker and Xiang Zou. Jiarong is a Si-Yo Artist.

Chase now scientific studies at the Juilliard University with Areta Zhulla and is pursuing a bachelor’s diploma in violin effectiveness. He has attended new music festivals this sort of as the Intercontinental Academy of Music in Italy, Tunes Mountain Masterclasses in Connecticut, and The Bowdoin Intercontinental New music Festival in Maine. He has been featured as a soloist in Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No. 5 with the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons with the Bridgeport Symphony and with Christopher Hisey and the American Chamber Orchestra.

Cellist Chen, a Washington indigenous, has performed throughout the globe, which includes at Carnegie Hall, the Mariinsky Theatre, Royal Albert Hall, and the Kennedy Middle. She has performed as a visitor artist with the Boston Chamber Songs Society, A Much Cry, the Silk Road Ensemble, the Parker Quartet, and the Borromeo Quartet. Chen has also executed in numerous festivals, has a bachelor’s from Harvard College and master’s in songs from the New England Conservatory. She is now pursuing a doctorate in musical arts from the CUNY Graduate Heart. Chen is also the cellist of the New-York based Argus Quartet.

Nina Bernat is the to start with prize winner at the 2019 International Society of Bassists Solo Competitiveness. She has carried out as visitor principal of the Israel Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic, and as a2019 Keston MAX Fellow, she performed with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre. Bernat has a short while ago carried out with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Gamers and as soloist with the Juilliard Chamber Orchestra in Alice Tully Hall as winner of the Juilliard Double Bass Opposition. She at this time experiments with Tim Cobb and Rex Surany at the Juilliard College as a happy recipient of the Kovner Fellowship.

Joseph Lin appears often during the United States, Asia and Europe, and is on the school of Julliard School, in which he teaches violin and chamber songs. Lin was initial violinist with the Julliard Stirng Quartet from 2011 to 2018. Given that then, his live performance engagements have provided period of time instrument performances of Beethoven and Schubert, as effectively as the full Bach Sonatas and Paritas. As a professor at Cornell from 2007 to 2011, Lin arranged the inaugural Chinese Musicians Residency and led a challenge to produce new tunes inspired by Bach.

Method 1 of the festival on Saturday, July 3 will aspect Wolf- Italian Serenade for String Quartet Schubert – String Quintet in C key. Software 2 on Sunday, July 4 will showcase Schumann a Piano Quartet in E flat Key. On July 10 it is Dvorak – String Quintet in G big and the ultimate day will contain Schubert – Piano Quintet in A significant “Trout.”

Tickets for price tag $40 and reservations can be produced by contacting (401) 567-0354.

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