Copland House Launches 10th Season At Merestead
August 23, 2018
Copland House's 2018-19 mainstage season will offer celebrations aplenty! Ranging widely across more than a century of American music, the popular series is Copland House's 10th at Westchester County's majestic Merestead estate in Mount Kisco, NY. Hailed by The New York Times for "all the richness of its offerings, first-rate fare, and reputation for quality," the series has become a destination for an enthusiastic and growing audience of musical adventurers seeking discoveries of the new, old, and unexpected.
The 2018-19 season, which runs from September 21 through June 9, features 60 works by 38 composers, including eight World Premieres. All concerts feature the stellar Founding, Principal, and Guest Artists of the Music from Copland House ensemble, tagged by American Record Guide as "our paramount keeper of Copland's flame."
Scheduled to appear this season are soprano Amy Burton; mezzo-soprano Katherine Pracht; baritones Justin Austin, James Martin, and Jorell Williams; flutist Beomjae Kim; clarinetists Derek Bermel, Alexander Fiterstein, Moran Katz, Alan R. Kay, Romie deGuise-Langlois, and Carol McGonnell; oboist Roni Gal-Ed; pianists Michael Barrett, Michael Boriskin, Margaret Kampmeier, and John Musto; violinists Pala Garcia, Curtis Macomber, Jennifer Leshnower, Harumi Rhodes, and Charles Yang; violists Danielle Farina and Kathryn Lockwood; cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach; narrator Jamie Bernstein; and guest speaker David Denby.
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