The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute continues its August chamber music series with Trio Solisti on Tuesday, August 11. Concerts begin at 8 pm and tickets are $21 ($18 for members and students) and may be purchased at clarkart.edu, 413-458-0524, or at the museum shop.
Hailed as “the most exciting piano trio in America” by the New Yorker Magazine, Trio Solisti features Maria Bachman on violin, Alexis Pia Gerlach on cello, and Jon Klibonoff on piano. The brilliant instrumentalists have earned reputations for their passionate, committed, and adventurous concerts, marked by exquisite individuality of expression and seamless ensemble playing. The New York Times calls their performances “consistently brilliant.” Trio Solisti has made critically acclaimed debuts at the Lincoln Center in New York City and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The group has also been featured on National Public Radio’s “Performance Today.”
August 18: The Amernet String Quartet
The Amernet String Quartet, ensemble-in-residence at Florida Atlantic University, will perform as part of the chamber music series at the Clark at 8 pm.
August 25: The American String Quartet
The American String Quartet, the resident quartet at the Manhattan School of Music and at the summer Aspen Music Festival, will perform as the final installment of the chamber music series at the Clark at 8 pm.
A fixed-price, three-course dinner will be offered at the Clark Café at 6 pm. Cost for dinner is $25 per person (does not include concert, beverage, tax, or gratuity). Dinner reservations required; seating is limited. Call 413 458 0524 for reservations. The Clark’s galleries will remain open until 6 pm on concert evenings, providing a chance to view the exhibition Dove/O’Keeffe: Circles of Influence.
Dove/O’Keeffe: Circles of Influence
On view this summer exclusively at the Clark is Dove/O’Keeffe: Circles of Influence. Georgia O’Keeffe burst onto the New York art scene in 1916 and captured the imagination of people around the world, not only with incredible artistic talent, but through her bohemian spirit as well. Experience this distinctly American artist’s early works with those of modernist Arthur Dove, whom she credited as having the most significant role in the formation of her abstract works. Also on view is Through the Seasons: Japanese Art in Nature featuring traditional screens and scrolls, as well as contemporary ceramics, emphasizing the inspirational role of nature in Japanese art.
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown. The galleries are open daily, 10 am to 5 pm (closed Mondays, September through June). Admission June 1 through October 31 is $12.50 for adults, free for children 18 and younger, members, and students with valid ID. Admission is free November 1 through May 31.