Artistic Director of Collingwood Summer Music Festival Daniel Vnukowski will host the Summer Solstice Series during the month of June.
The four-part concert series will include:
June 16, 7 p.m. EDTCelebrating Robert Burns with R.H. Thomson and Daniel Vnukowski - 100% of funds go toward supporting young actors facing hardships as a result of the pandemic.
June 19, 3 p.m. EDTa Schubert solo piano recital by Daniel Vnukowski.
June 23, 7 p.m. EDTIn The Footsteps of Chopin, a virtual discussion with Dr. Alan Walker.
Jun3 26, 3 p.m. EDTMr. Vnukowski in an all-Chopin solo piano recital.
A highlight of the series is the third event In the Footsteps of Chopin, a 50-minute virtual discussion on Wednesday, June 23 at 7 p.m. EDT, featuring the eminently distinguished musicologist Dr. Alan Walker. Mr. Vnukowski and Dr. Walker will be following in the footsteps of Chopin and covering important topics such as aesthetics, Polish vernacular, and interpretation as the tail-end of the composing process.
The Wednesday events are free, but require an RSVP and will be followed by a live Q & A that invites participants to ask questions. The Saturday events are $12 + tax.