Music Mountain’s Artistic Director Oskar Espina-Ruiz will deliver a musically enhanced visual presentation entitled The Chamber Music of Brahms. Music Mountain, in Falls Village, CT commemorates its 90th year with
Music Mountain’s Artistic Director Oskar Espina-Ruiz will deliver a musically enhanced visual presentation entitled The Chamber Music of Brahms. Music Mountain, in Falls Village, CT commemorates its 90th year with the 2019 Festival Season that begins the second weekend in June. To help celebrate this important milestone, Mr. Ruiz is giving this 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, considered as one of the 19th century’s greatest master composer of the Romantic Era, at eight concerts this summer.
About the presenter: Oskar Espina Ruiz has performed at major concert halls and festivals to high critical acclaim, including concerto performances at the Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia, and recitals in New York City, Washington DC, Moscow, Madrid, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. His chamber music collaborations include the American, Argus, Ariel, Cassatt, Daedalus, Escher and Shanghai quartets. Current projects include the release of a new album for clarinet and piano with pianist Victoria Schwartzman and the premier of a concerto by Alfonso Fuentes. He is clarinet artist faculty at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and artistic director at Treetops Chamber Music Society and Music Mountain Festival in Connecticut.