Schedule of Events

From daytime music and visual arts workshops to evening concert series and galas, there's something for everyone at the MostArts Festival. This year, Romanian-born pianist Peter Takács will participate as chamber musician, soloist and judge. And we're pleased to announce the return of world-renowned Spanish pianist Joaquin Achucarro for two evening performances.


Sunday, July 12, 2020

7:30 Grand Opening Festival Concert
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Featuring the 2019 Young Pianist Competition Grand Prize Winner Carey Byron
Yuval Zaliouk, Conductor

Saint-Saens: Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
Carey Byron, Soloist

Gala Reception with food and wine in Ade Hall located across the street. The public is invited to meet and greet with the artists. $10 donation at the door.


Monday, July 13, 2020

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra

Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto De Aranjuez
Nilko Andreas Guarin, Guest Artist, Guitarist

Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Joaquin Achucarro, Soloist

Meet and Greet the Artists reception in Ade Hall


Tuesday, July 14, 2020

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Sound Bites Sampler No. 2
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

6:00 Carillon Recital
Davis Memorial Carillon (Free Event)

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Yuval Zaliouk, Conductor

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Peter Takács, Soloist

Meet and Greet the Artists reception in Ade Hall


Wednesday, July 15, 2020

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Sound Bites Sampler No. 3
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

2:00 Recital
Miller Theater (Free Event)
Competition Recitals
Young Pianist Competition Finalists

4:00 Recital
Miller Theater (Free Event)
Competition Recitals
Young Pianist Competition Finalists

7:00 Music Under The Stars
BBQ & Gallery Hop at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum (Tickets Required)
Delicious food, music and art.


Thursday, July 16, 2020

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Sound Bites Sampler No. 4
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Steven Thomas, Conductor
Featuring Finalists of the Young Pianist Competition

Meet and Greet the Contestants Reception in Lower Miller Lobby


Friday, July 17, 2020

12:00 Chamber Music Series
Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall (Free Event)

7:30 Evening Concert Series
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Steven Thomas, Conductor
Featuring Finalists of the Young Pianist Competition

Meet and Greet the Contestants Reception in Lower Miller Lobby


Saturday, July 18, 2020

10:00pm-12:00pm Piano Master Class with Peter Takács
Miller Theater, Room 126 (Free Event)

11:00am-2:00pm Raku Extravaganza with Wayne Higby
Hair Pin Turn above Miller Theater (Free Event)
Weather Permitting

7:30 Gala Concert: Festival Orchestra
Miller Theater (Tickets Required)
MostArts Festival Orchestra
Yuval Zaliouk, Conductor

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C # minor, Op. 18
Joaquin Achucarro, Soloist

Awards announcements and presentations for the Young Pianist Competition Winners.
Gala Reception with food and wine in Ade Hall located across the street. The public is invited to meet and greet with the artists.


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Lisa Lantz
Artistic Director
MostArts Festival
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Alfred, NY 14802
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mostarts@alfred.edu

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