Pianist Elizabeth Wolff to Play Barber and Schubert
On Sunday, July 17, Elizabeth Wolff will perform Barber Sonata for Piano, and Schubert B-Flat Sonata on the 19 th century grand piano at The Chapel Restoration, the historic landmark on the banks of the Hudson River in Cold Spring. The concert at 4:00 is free and open to all. Donations are suggested and deeply appreciated. Proof of vaccinations and masks required.
Elizabeth Wolff, chamber musician and soloist, has collaborated with such noted string quartets as the Shanghai, the Brunswick, the Rosamonde, and the Zapolski, and has participated in music festivals including Music Mountain, Aspen, Music at La Gesse, Mohonk, The Beethoven Festival, and the Festival de Musique en Lorraine. Founder and Director of Music at Lake Willoughby, Ms. Wolff has also been on chamber music faculties of Summertrios and Music Mountain and was Co-Director of Chamber Music Retreats at Vassar. She is currently on the faculty of the Young Artist World Piano Festival and is the Artistic Director of Music @ 10,000 Lakes.
Ms. Wolff is recipient of numerous awards and sponsorships including the Pro Musicis Foundation’s International Award, The Belsky Music Award, a Music at La Gesse Fellowship, and The Jerome Foundation debut recording grant. In New York, she was presented as recitalist on The Distinguished Artist Series at The Tisch Center of the 92nd Street Y, by Pro Musicis at Merkin Concert Hall and Florence Gould Hall, by The Metropolitan Museum of Art for their instrument collection, and at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
Ms. Wolff’s affinity for and love of the piano works of Rachmaninoff have garnered special notice. She has conducted master classes as well as performed in recital at the renowned Rachmaninoff Institute in Tambov, Russia. Her commitment to teaching is demonstrated through the broad range of educational activities. She has been on faculties and given master classes for numerous colleges, and has presented for The College Music Society, the World Piano Pedagogy Conference and for The Piano Teachers Congress of
New York. Ms. Wolff received a Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Science degree from The Juilliard School. The Chapel Restoration is located at 45 Market Street, directly across from the Metro-North Train Station, where parking is free on Sundays. This concert is made possible, in part, through a grant from the Putnam Arts Council’s Arts Link Grant Program with public funds from NYS Council on the Arts, with support from the Governor’s Office and the NYS Legislature and Putnam County, and with contributions from the public.