For 44 years, the Manchester Music Festival has made it a mission to bring the joy and beauty of chamber music to the local community. In that spirit, this summer is chock-full of complimentary events that people of all ages are invited to attend.
MMF’s opening night concert on Thursday, July 12th at the Southern Vermont Arts Center will feature three virtuoso guest artists performing works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and an original composition by Artistic Director Adam Neiman.
2018 season seeks to break new ground. The Green Mountains will come alive with magnificent melodies for five weeks this summer, as the world-class Manchester Music Festival sweeps into the Northshire for its 44th season.
The Green Mountains will come alive with glorious classical music on July 12 when the Manchester Music Festival raises the curtain on its highly-anticipated 44th season at the Southern Vermont Arts Center.
To further support and enhance the long-term success of the Manchester Music Festival (MMF), The James H. and Irene M. Hunter Charitable Trust has awarded the organization a $295,000 capital grant with a focus on guest artists.
Recognized as one of today’s most gifted artists, and enjoying an active career as both conductor and pianist, Ignat Solzhenitsyn’s lyrical and poignant interpretations have won him critical acclaim throughout the world.
“When I was a little kid I used to sit and make programs,” he said in an interview with the Journal last Friday. “I don’t know why I did this but I literally would just create programs not even stuff that I would play. I always found it fascinating to assemble moving parts.”