"Four-Hand Rhapsody" with Philip Liston-Kraft and Daniel Weiser
Sunday, September 14, 3 pm
Tickets: $12 members $15 non-members
The Liston-Kraft/Weiser Piano Duo is an exciting four-hand piano team that has been described as a "force of pianistic energy" and praised for their "tightly knit unity of ensemble." The Duo has been performing together regularly for six years in New England and along the East Coast from North Carolina to New Hampshire. Undoubtedly the only piano duo who both attended Harvard Law School, they will perform at the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis on Sunday, September 14 at 3:00. Their program is called "Four-Hand Rhapsody" and will include a great arrangement of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue along with Ravel's Rhapsodie Espagnole plus music of Mozart and Moszkowski.
Philip Liston-Kraft, a resident of Boston and Chatham, studied piano at the New England Conservatory with Jeannette Giguere and Russell Sherman. As a teenager, he soloed with the Boston Pops, playing the Liszt Concerto and graduated from Harvard University with a degree in music. Philip holds a degree in medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine and is also a graduate of the Harvard Law School. He is currently Associate General Counsel at Biogen Idec and a teaching assistant in German at the Rassias Accelerated Language Program at Dartmouth College. He has also been a professional ballroom dancer. He performs regularly with "Lawyers in Love with Music"-- a performance group based on Cape Cod.
Daniel Weiser has a Doctorate in Piano/Chamber Music from the Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Samuel Sanders and Robert MacDonald and won the Richard Franko Goldman prize for outstanding contribution to musical and education life. He has performed on many great stages, including the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, the National Gallery of Art in D.C., and on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago. He has also concertized around the world, including Israel, Thailand, Holland, and France and was the 1996 U.S. Artistic Ambassador Abroad, for which he performed on an eleven-country tour of the Middle East and Asia. He has been on the music faculty of Dartmouth College and the prestigious St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH. He is the founder and Artistic Director of AmiciMusic, an organization based in Asheville, NC and Baltimore, MD that is dedicated to performing chamber music in intimate venues and non-traditional spaces and to breaking down barriers between performers and audience. He is also the Artistic Director of Classicopia, a chamber music organization based in New Hampshire. He was also a founding member of the Adirondack Ensemble, which won a Chamber Music America award for inventive programming and outreach. He has participated in the New Hampshire Music Festival, Musicorda, and the Apple Hill Chamber Music Festival and has been the Music Director of the Da Corneta Opera Ensemble, the Opera North Young Artist program, and Opera New England. A phi beta kappa graduate of Columbia University with a degree in American History, he also spent a year at Harvard Law School and was a classmate of President Obama. He currently lives in Baltimore with his wife and twin daughters.
See a You-Tube performance of "Rhapsody in Blue" by clicking here.
September 17, 4 pm
All members are invited to attend CCMoA's Annual Meeting. Meet the Trustees and our new Director,
Dr. Edith A. Tonelli Ph.D. Learn about the exciting things happening at the Museum and about our plans for the future!
Art & Alzheimer's Programs Programs will resume in September
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