NORTH BENNINGTON -- The Carriage Barn concert series opens at the Park-McCullough House this Sunday, July 13 at 4 p.m. with a concert offered by well-known local performers Joana Genova, violin, Nathaniel Parke, cello, and Elizabeth Wright, piano. All three are Artist-Associates at Williams College, and active performers.

Genova, originally from Bulgaria, studied in Amsterdam and since 2000 has lived in the US. She is Education Director and a faculty member for the Manchester Music Festival, serves as concertmaster of the Manchester Chamber Orchestra, and plays with the Berkshire Symphony and Brooklyn Philharmonic.

Parke is principal cellist with the Berkshire Symphony, and teaches cello at Bennington and Skidmore colleges. As a member of the Boston Composers String Quartet, he has recorded new works on the MMC label.

Both he and Genova have been associated with thee Bennington Chamber Music Conference.

Wright has served as an Artist-Teacher for the Lincoln Center Institute, and has taught at the Mannes School of Music, Bennington College, and Princeton. She has premiered and recorded many new works with such groups as the American Composers Orchestra and the Aspen Contemporary Festival. This all makes for a terrific trio!

Admission is $20, or a $70 subscription for all four of the concerts is available.

A reception follows each concert.


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