The Next Festival of Emerging Artists celebrates the sixth season with guest Tony Arnold Conductor Peter Askim will lead a string orchestra of festival musicians at Music Mountain in concert benefiting the David M. Hunt Falls Village Library.
Founded in 2013 by Artistic Director Peter Askim, The Next Festival of Emerging Artists is an immersive residency for young (20-30 years old) professional string players focused on musical exploration, entrepreneurial thinking, and contemporary performance practice.
The sixth annual festival takes place May 27-June 9, after a week at Music Mountain in Falls Village, the festival moves to NYC.
On June 2, the festival orchestra will be joined by renowned soprano Tony Arnold performing in the world premiere orchestral version of And Once I Played Ophelia by Brett Dean. Hailed by the New York Times as “a bold, powerful interpreter,” Ms. Arnold is internationally acclaimed as a leading proponent of contemporary music, having premiered hundreds of works by established and emerging composers. New music by Jessica Meyer, Liisa Hirsch, and Peter Askim will also be performed.
Saturday, June 2, 7 pm
Tickets: suggested donation
to benefit the David M. Hunt Falls Village Library