Sponsored by the Salisbury Association and the Scoville Memorial Library
Music Mountain commemorates its 90th year with the 2019 Festival Season that begins the second weekend in June. To help celebrate this important milestone, music Mountain Director Oskar Espina-Ruiz will give a talk about Brahms’ chamber works. His presentation will explore the music of Johannes Brahms through audio samples and short explanations, including insights into his late Clarinet Quintet and the origins of his Piano Quintet. Music Mountain is featuring the music of Brahms at eight concerts this summer.
Immediately following the talk, there is an opening reception of a special Music Mountain Exhibit from 5 to 7 pm at the Academy Building. The exhibit will remain open during June and July from 9 to 1 on Tuesdays-Fridays and from 10 to 1 on Saturdays.
Mr. Espina-Ruiz has served as Artistic Director of Music Mountain since 2016. He is clarinet artist faculty at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and has performed clarinet concertos and chamber music concerts at major venues and festivals to high critical acclaim in Russia, China, Japan, and Spain.