Inside Tchaikovsky’s Seasons: A Concert at Hillwood

Saturday 13 October 2012 6:00pm - 9:00pmTickets available
In advance: $15, $13 for Hillwood and Levine School Members. At the Door: $20, $18 for Hillwood and Levine members. Series Pricing, including admission to an additional concert on March 23, 2013 at the Levine School: $28, $24 for Hillwood and Levine school members.

Location: Hillwood's Visitor Center Theater

Part of: Concerts and Music, Social, Music

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The fanciful titles, poetic mottos, and glorious music of Tchaikovsky's Seasons are explored in a perfect setting for the first of two concerts presented in partnership with The Levine School.

Sevres Ballet Russes plate from the collection at Hillwood.

Diaghilev's Ballet Russes was the inspiration for the dancing Bacchante on this plate from the Sèvres National Porcelain Manufactory, 1913.

Photo by E. Owen
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With Hillwood's exquisite collection of Russian imperial art as the backdrop, pianist and Levine School faculty artist Efi Hackmey will perform selections from this Russian favorite and discusss the history behind the creation of the piece.

Visitors will have special access to enjoy Hillwood’s Mansion and gardens by twilight from 6 to 7 pm.  The concert will begin at 7 pm in the Visitor Center Theater.

Hillwood is delighted to present this program in parntership with  The Levine School of Music during their 2012-2013 season.  In recognition of Hillwood founder Marjorie Post’s philanthropic support of classical music and the museum’s collection of Russian imperial art, Levine and Hillwood will offer two performances featuring Russian composers. The second concert will be hosted at the Levine School of Music  on March 23, 2013.  Additional information about the March concert is available at Levine's website.

 

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