August 27, 2005
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Music at Amherst opens its 28th season of world-class chamber music at Amherst College with the pianist Stephen Hough, in a program of fantasies by Mozart, Schumann and Liszt/Busoni, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building at Amherst College. Tickets for series subscriptions are on sale until Thursday, Sept. 15. Five other programs are included in the series.

On Friday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m., violinist Leila Josefowicz and pianist John Novacek will perform a program of 20th- and 21st-century pieces, as well as Beethoven 's Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 96.

On Friday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m., the Jupiter String Quartet will present a program featuring the works of Haydn, Beethoven and Dutilleux.

On Friday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m., the Brentano Quartet with guest violinist Hsin-Yun Huang will offer a program of Mozart viola quintets.

On Saturday, Mar. 11, at 8 p.m., The Gryphon Trio will perform works by Dvorak, Mozart and Beethoven.

On Tuesday, Apr. 11, at 8 p.m., pianist and conductor Leon Fleisher will return to Music at Amherst with a special program.

This schedule is subject to change; latest information can be obtained from the Amherst College Concert Website, or by calling the Concert Office at 413/542-2195. Season subscriptions are available until Thursday, Sept. 15, for $100-$125 ($85-$110 for seniors, and $30-$50 for students.) For more information and brochures call the Concert Office at 413/542-2195.