Submitted by Patricia M. Allen

August 29, 2007
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
Stacey Schmeidel
Director of Public Affairs

AMHERST, Mass. – The Music at Amherst Concert Series will open its 30th season with premier concert pianist Richard Goode on Thursday, Sept. 20. at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. Goode will perform a program of Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy and Haydn.

Tickets for season subscriptions are currently for sale. Five other concerts are included in the series. For more information, call 413/542-2195.

On Friday, Oct. 26, the Brentano Quartet will return to Music at Amherst to present a program of string quartets by Bartok, Beethoven and Haydn.

On Saturday, Nov. 10, pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn will present an all-Brahms program.

On Saturday, Feb., 9, 2008, pianist Leon Fleisher returns to Music at Amherst to present a dance-themed program together with his wife, Katherine Jacobsen Fleisher. This concert is free to series subscribers.

On Thursday, March 13, 2008, the Florestan Trio will make their Music at Amherst debut performing works by Brahms, Haydn and Juon.

On Saturday, April 12, 2008, the 2007-08 season will close with a recital by tenor Joseph Kaiser.

This schedule is subject to change. Up-to-date information can be found at or by calling the Concert Office at 413/542-2195. Season subscriptions are available until Sept. 15, with discounted rates for seniors and students. For more information, tickets or brochures, call the Concert Office at 413/542-2195.