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.
Hillwood’s mansion and gardens provide an alluring setting for a variety of performances. Marjorie Merriweather Post, a major sponsor of the National Symphany orchestrata, cared passionately for music. Celebrate the musical traditions of Russia and France, as well as the talents of local community groups, through performances at concerts and festivals throughout the year.