Maine Summer Sounds -- July 13 @ 8 PM

The North/South Duo presents a concerts of recent and new works for violin and piano under the auspices of the Bar Harbor Music Festival
Claudia Schaer & Max Lifchitz
Claudia Schaer & Max Lifchitz
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BAR HARBOR, Maine - July 3, 2016 - PRLog -- Summer Sounds
New & Recent Works for Violin & Piano

Claudia Schaer, violin
Max Lifchitz, piano

music by
Luciano Berio, Edmunc Cionek, Max Lifchitz,
Nico Muhly, Daria Semegen & Augusta Read Thomas

Wednesday, July 13 @ 8 PM
Bar Harbor Congregational Church
29 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Claudia Schaer and Max Lifchitz to appear at the Bar Harbor Music
Festival performing works by composers from Europe and the US.

The program will feature two new works especially written for the occasion by Edmund Cionek and Max Lifchitz as well as recent works by Nico Muhly, Daria Semegen, Augusta Read Thomas and the late Italian master Luciano Berio.

The event - part of the 50th anniversary season of the Bar Harbor
Music Festival - will start at 8 PM and end around 9:30 PM.

It will be held at the auditorium of the Bar Harbor Congregational Church (29 Mount Desert Street) and be followed by a meet the artists and composers reception.

Described by the press as a "rock-solid performer" and praised for her "outstanding musicianship," Canadian violinist Claudia Schaer trained at The Juilliard School and The University at Stony Brook. She has appeared as soloist and chamber musician at numerous international festivals including the Thy Chamber Festival in Denmark; the Berlin Philharmonic's Opera Barga Festival in Italy; the Luzerne Festival in Switzerland; and China's Nanning Festival, where she was invited to serve a Guest Professor for the Guangxi Arts College. Her recording of Bach's Sonatas and Partitas was recently released to much acclaim.

A dynamic figure in America's musical life, Max Lifchitz is active as composer, pianist and conductor, Lifchitz studied at The Juilliard School and Harvard University and was awarded first prize in the 1976 International Gaudeamus Competition for Performers of Twentieth Century Music held in Holland.  He has appeared on concert stages throughout Latin America, Europe and the United States and has recorded over 60 compact disc albums. The San Francisco Chronicle described him as "a stunning, ultra-sensitive pianist" while The New
York Times praised Mr. Lifchitz for his "clean, measured and sensitive performances." The American Record Guide referred to him as " of America's finest exponents of contemporary piano music."

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