10:00 a.m: String Masterclasses with the Kafka Quartet
The dynamic members of the newly-launched Kafka Quartet work on solo repertoire with talented high school musicians.
1:00 p.m: Lineageswith Leon Fleisher
The legendary pianist Leon Fleisher and Soovin Kim open the festival in conversation about the idea of musical tradition in composition and performance.
3:00 p.m: Lineages: Viounists
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jaime Laredo, Soovin Kim, and Misha Amory perform Dvorak's charming Miniatures followed by a listening session of great historical violin recordings and a discussion about traditions in violin playing.
4:30 p.m: Opening Festival Reception
Join Soovin Kim, Gloria Chi en, David Ludwig, Jody Woos and the Festival Board as they welcome you to this Summer's Festival. Meet the Kafka Quartet — our 2017 Resident Ensemble — and the Young Composer Seminar participants while gathering to celebrate the beginning of the Festival Week.