The Next Festival of Emerging Artists is an intensive and immersive residency for young professional string players focused on musical exploration, entrepreneurial thinking and Contemporary Performance Practice. Founded by Artistic Director Peter Askim in 2013, the festival provides a setting for the next generation of artists to hone their craft in a beautiful setting, with generous financial support and the opportunity to collaborate with world class guest artists, including cellist Matt Haimovitz, ETHEL, cellist Jeff Zeigler, violist Nadia Sirota and guitarist/composer Richard Thompson.
Next Festival of Emerging Artists
May 28, 2017 - June 10, 2017
|Location:||June 2, 7 p.m.
Egremont Village Inn (17 Main Street, South Egremont, MA 01258)
The artists of The Next Festival of Emerging Artists present a concert of solo and chamber music in the intimate setting of the historic Egremont Village Inn, near Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Free admission, donations requested.
June 3, 7 p.m.
Gordon Hall, Music Mountain (225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT 06031)
Guest Artist violinist Jennifer Koh (Musical America Instrumentalist of the Year 2016) joins Conductor/Artistic Director Peter Askim and The Next Festival of Emerging Artists in a Benefit Concert for the David P. Hunt Library. Free admission, donations requested.
June 4, 4 p.m.
(80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249)
Conductor/Artistic Director Peter Askim leads The Next Festival of Emerging Artists in a performance of works by living American composers. Acclaimed Guest Artist violinist Jennifer Koh (Musical America Instrumentalist of the Year 2016) joins the ensemble. Works by Anna Clyne and Caroline Shaw. Tickets $25/$35: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-next-festival-feat-peter-askim-jennifer-koh-tickets-31946256112
The Center For Ballet and The Arts
16-20 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003
Open workshop for the Next Festival Composer/Choreographer Workshop, led by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis and Tony-nominated choreographer Christopher D’Amboise. Time TBA.