Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 3:00 PM
Moorings Presbyterian Church
- Brahms, Johannes: Hungarian Dances Nos.5, 6, 7 (orchd. M. Schmeling) <1868> 9′
- Strauss, Johann, Jr. : Kaiser-Walzer, op.437 (Emperor Waltzes) <1889> 10′
- Strauss, Johann, Jr. : An der schönen blauen Donau, op.314 (On the Beautiful Blue Danube) <1867> 9′
- Copland, Aaron: Appalachian Spring: Suite (full orchestra) <1943–1944; rev 1945> 23′ featuring Bella Gutshtein, piano
Reception following the concert 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Bella Gutshtein has been making music from the age of six. She was born In St. Petersburg, Russia, where she received her first master’s degree in music performance, vocal coaching, and teaching from St. Petersburg Conservatory. She received her second master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. Since moving to Naples in 2001, she has performed as a soloist and chamber music pianist in numerous venues, including the Sypert Salon Series and the Wang Chamber Music Series at Artis-Naples. She is also a music educator, teaching music performance and appreciation throughout most of her career. Bella is a founder and Artistic Director of Estero Concert Series, through which she creates innovative, multidimensional chamber music and art programs. Together with her husband, Boris Sandler, she is also a co-founder and artistic director of Camerata of Naples Chamber Orchestra.