The S&R Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports talented individuals with high aspirations in the arts and sciences, announced the second annual Overtures Summer Concert Series. Beginning July 19 and continuing through September 27, the series creates the perfect pairing of intimate performances by talented musicians from around the world with the beauty of the Evermay estate.
"We're overjoyed by the D.C. community's enthusiasm for Overtures, which provides music lovers an evening of relaxation and an opportunity to experience compositions in an intimate setting," said Dr.Sachiko Kuno, president and CEO of the S&R Foundation. "This summer we invite a new group of musicians to the summer series, while also welcoming back favorites like Evermay's artist in residence,Ryo Yanagitani."
New to the series this year is the Overtures Circle program, which offers members the opportunity to purchase tickets prior to the general public, in addition to other benefits, including a private tour of the Evermay estate.
The schedule for the 2013 Overtures Summer Concert Series is as follows:
July 19: Eishin Nose, Jazz Piano
August 9: Yukiki Sekino, Piano
August 16: Shawn Wyckoff, Flute
September 6: Ayano Ninomiya, Violin
September 13: Ryo Yanagitani, Piano
September 20: Shunske Sato, Violin
September 27: Ryo Yanagitani and Tim Park, duo, Piano & Cello
All performances begin at 6:30 p.m. and will take place at the Evermay Estate. Tickets to Overtures concerts sell out quickly. Please visit http://overturesseries.org/ for additional performance details and to purchase tickets.
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