Brentano String Quartet To Present Schubert Octet March 29

March 11, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The Brentano String Quartet will perform on Friday, March 29, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. There will be no charge for this special concert, in which the quartet will be joined by four noted New York musicians to play Schubert’s rarely performed Octet in F major.

Tenor Peter Shea To Offer German Songs April 26

April 16, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.--Peter W. Shea, a local tenor, will present "From Schubert to Weill: A Concert of German Lieder," on Thursday, April 26, at 4 p.m. in Porter House at Amherst College (next to the Lord Jeffery Inn). Gregory Hayes will accompany Shea on piano. The Amherst College Department of German and the German House are sponsors of the concert, which is free and open to the public.

Wihan String Quartet To Present Music at Amherst Jan. 30

January 14, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-In the latest installment of the 2004-05 Music at Amherst Series, the Wihan String Quartet will offer a program that features Schubert's Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden" and Shostakovich's Quartet in A-flat Major, No. 10, Op. 118 on Sunday, Jan. 30, at 4 p.m., in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

"Les Violons du Roy" Present Music at Amherst March 30

March 9, 2001Concert Manager 413/542-2195 AMHERST, Mass.—Les Violons du Roy will present the fourth concert in the 2000-01 Music at Amherst Series on Friday, March 30, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The chamber orchestra will be conducted by its artistic and music director, Bernard Labadie, and joined by solo oboist Diane Lacelle, in a program of Baroque works by Handel, Farina, Albinoni, Marcello and Geminiani.

Pianist Robert Levin Presents Music at Amherst March 13

February 23, 2001Concert Manager413/542-2195 AMHERST, Mass.—Pianist Robert Levin will present the next concert in the 2000-01 Music at Amherst Series on Tuesday, March 13, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. Levin’s program will include the Schubert piano sonata in D major, D. 850, Op. 53; 29 Fireflies, Book 4 of Thomas Oboe Lee; and Franck’s Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue.