Pianist Audrey Andrist will perform some of her favorite solo pieces and join a trio of friends to perform a Brahms quartet in the next Canandaigua LakeMusic concert at Finger Lakes Community College.
Set to begin with an artists’ chat at 7:15 p.m. this Friday, July 24, the event is the third in a series of four LakeMusic concerts in FLCC’s Student Center auditorium on the main campus, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua. The final concert is scheduled for the same time on Sunday, July 26.
Friday’s concert is called “Audrey Andrist and Friends,” as she will be joined by Kevin Kumar on the violin, Meredith Crawford on the viola and Amy Sue Barston on the cello. Kumar and Barston are co-artistic directors of the festival, which is in its 11th year.
Sunday’s concert, “Season Finale: A Late Quartet,” will feature Andrist on piano with Maia Jasper on the violin for Edvard Grieg’s “Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op 45.” Then, Kumar, Jasper, Crawford and Barston will perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s “String Quartet, Op. 131.”
Tickets are $15 for those 18 and under and students with ID, $35 for general admission and $60 for patrons. For more information about the Canandaigua LakeMusic Festival or to purchase tickets, contact Aimee Ward, executive director, at (585) 690-1220 or visit http://www.lakemusicfestival.org.
Andrist has performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls across the globe. She is a member of Strata, a trio with her husband, James Stern, who plays the violin, and Nathan Williams, a clarinetist, among other groups. And, she serves on the faculties of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and the Washington Conservatory.