Parrish Art Museum Salon Series • James Lane Post • Hamptons Culture & Lifestyle Magazine

Salon Series, the Parrish Art Museum’s classical music program featuring world-class artists performing in an intimate and relaxed setting, presents a new slate of diverse music and musicians on Fridays at 6 p.m., including the piano duo /violin by Niccolò Ronchi and Anastasiia Mazurok on October 7, pianist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner on October 14 and pianist Yoonie Han on October 28.

The series kicks off with the Music That Made Us program, featuring Ronchi and Mazurok performing works by César Franck, Johannes Brahms, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Claude Debussy, among others. Ronchi has won 51 first prizes at national and international piano competitions, including the International Chopin Piano Competition in Rome in 2010. This catapulted him onto the international concert scene with over 200 solo performances in Italian venues ( Teatro la Fenice, Auditorium Parco della Musica and Sala Verdi), Germany, France, Spain, England, United States, Japan, China, Russia and Australia. Its repertoire extends from the Baroque to the end of the 20th century, with a particular sensitivity for the music of the romantic period and the Russian repertoire of the 20th century. Frequent collaborator of contemporary composers, he recently made his debut at the Municipal Theater of Monfalcone with the opera “Palinodia Terza” by Riccardo Fabris. Ronchi, who graduated from the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome.

Mazurok is an award-winning violinist, artist and D’Addario Ambassador, Official GEWA Artist and TEDx Speaker. Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, she won first prizes in the St. Petersburg Spring International Arts Competition and the International Georgy Sviridov Competition. Mazurok gave her first concerto at the age of 13 and has performed extensively across Russia, the United States, France and Austria. As a recipient of the Emerging Artists Foundation award, she was a soloist at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Mazurok graduated with honors from Rimsky Korsakov Musical College, earned a bachelor’s degree as a Garrigues Prize winner from the Boyer College of Music, and a master’s degree from the Juilliard School as a Rockefeller and Irene Diamond Foundation Scholar. She performed at the Mozarteum Summer Academy in Salzburg and collaborated in masterclasses with musicians such as Qian Zhou, Sergey Kravchenko, Takashi Shimizu and Aaron Rosand. She has performed with Anne-Sophie Mutter at Boston Symphony Hall and multiple Grammy award winner Lambert Orkis.

The concerts will take place at the Lichtenstein Theater. Tickets are $25 or $15 for members, students and children. Advance ticket purchase with pre-event registration is recommended. Visit parrishart.org.

Mildred D. Field