February 25, 2024

Arts in the Village February Concert

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Arts in the Village. a program under the Rehoboth Antiquarian Society, announces the first of three spring concerts for the 2023-2024 year. Hear world renown artists in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere! The first concert is February 24 and features Julian Schwarz and Marika Bournaki, a cello and piano duo.

Described as “the Celine Dion of classical” by The Huffington Post, Marika Bournaki is at once a world-class performer, dazzling pianist, vivacious young woman and one of the freshest faces on the classical music scene. Ms. Bournaki not only brings distinctive interpretations to favorite standards, but extends her passion for music by commissioning works from younger composers and collaborating with artists from various fields.

After making his concerto debut at the age of 11 with the Seattle Symphony and his father Gerard Schwarz on the podium, he made his US touring debut with the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra in 2010. Since being awarded first prize at the inaugural Schoenfeld International String Competition in 2013, he has led an active career as soloist, performing with numerous symphony orchestras of in the United States. Internationally, he made his Australian debut with the Queensland Symphony, his Mexican debuts with the Boca del Rio Philharmonic in Veracruz and the Mexico City Philharmonic with frequent collaborator Jorge Mester, and his Hong Kong debut at the Intimacy of Creativity Festival. He has also appeared at the Salzburg Mozarteum, and the Verbier festival in Switzerland.

All concerts take place Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM in historic Goff Hall in Rehoboth Village, 124 Bay State Road, Rehoboth MA. For more information go to https://rehobothantiquarian.org/arts-in-the-village.

Artis in the village is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization.

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