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Take a peek at the 2020 concert season at Tippet Rise!

December 12, 2019

We’ve been busy lately—planning next summer’s lineup of classical music concerts at Tippet Rise, which also happens to be the art center’s fifth anniversary season!

From July 10 through August 29, Season Five at Tippet Rise will bring accomplished artists and up-and-coming stars to Fishtail to perform more than four centuries of repertoire. Among the pianists making their Tippet Rise debuts will be Hungarian Zoltán Fejérvári, who won first prize at the 2019 Concours Musical International de Montréal; Israeli Boris Giltburg, who can be heard this season in recitals at Wigmore Hall in London, Bozar in Brussels, and The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam; one of today’s most revered American recitalists, Richard Goode; and Canadian virtuoso Marc-André Hamelin, recipient of seven Juno Awards and 11 GRAMMY nominations; South Korean rising star Dasol Kim, who won the Jury Discretionary Award at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition; and the extraordinary virtuoso Ukrainian-American Valentina Lisitsa. Her Chopin etudes were number one on Amazon’s list of classical video recordings, and became the most-viewed Chopin etudes on YouTube. She now records for Decca.

Also coming to Tippet Rise for the first time will be two young Californians: violinist Alexi Kenney, who received the 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, and cellist Oliver Herbert, who recently made his San Francisco Symphony and Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts. American cellist Edward Arron, Israeli-American cellist Inbal Segev, and Canadian baritone Tyler Duncan, who has sung with the New York Philharmonic, will also debut at the art center this season.

MacArthur Fellow Claire Chase will perform composer Bora Yoon’s new work for flute and electronics—a Tippet Rise co-commission in its world premiere. Returning artists will include pianists Anne-Marie McDermott and pianist Pedja Muzijevic, who also serves as Tippet Rise’s Artistic Advisor.

Performances will take place indoors and out: in the 150-seat Olivier Music Barn, inspired by the acoustically powerful concert room for which Haydn composed his chamber music repertoire, and beneath the open-air Domo.

Complete program details will be announced on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 here, on the Tippet Rise website, and through the Tippet Rise e-newsletter, which also offers insights on additional opportunities to visit as well as news from the art center. Concert tickets—$10 per person, free to those 21 and under—will be available through a randomized drawing which will open on the Tippet Rise website also on Tuesday, February 18, at 12pm Mountain Time, and run until Monday, March 9, at 5pm Mountain Time. To sign up for the Tippet Rise e-newsletter, please click on “More info” below.

Photo of a concert beneath Ensamble Studio’s Domo by Erik Petersen.