2023 Four Seasons in Music

Montage of four seasons at the Preserve

The Preserve’s historic mansions and waterfront grounds are the backdrop for this unique chamber music series, created by Series Artistic Director Kathryn Lockwood.

Each concert features music and poetry, inspired by the time of year and themes of romance and resilience. Internationally renowned musicians present captivating performances with repertoire ranging from Beethoven, Bach, and Mozart to today’s culturally diverse composers.

2023 Series

Fall 2023
“Fall Musicale”
Sunday, November 12th, 2023 at 3pm – Castle Gould
Wine reception to follow
$40 members/$50 non-members

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duoJalal (Kathryn Lockwood, Viola & Yousif Sheronick, Percussion)
Nurit Pacht and Benjamin Russell, Violins
Brook Speltz, Cello
Nathan Koci, Accordion

Come celebrate the season at the Sands Point Preserve as we present “FALL MUSICALE” as the final installment of the 2023 Four Seasons in Music Concert Series. Artistic director Kathryn Lockwood, along with her duoJalal partner Yousif Sheronick share the stage with violinists Nurit Pacht and Benjamin Russell, cellist Brook Speltz and accordionist Nathan Koci. The program celebrates the end of the “cooling off” season with a focus on celebrating the earth as a warm, breathing, living map. Composers from Bach to Jessica Meyer, from Mozart to Guy Klucevsek will honor what a wonderful world we live in.

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Winter 2023
“Touched by an Angel”: Music Powered by Love

Sunday, January 29 at 3 pm
Hempstead House – Billiards Room
$40 members/$50 non-members

Hyeyung Yoon & Jesse Mills, Violins
Kathryn Lockwood, Viola; Gregory Beaver, Cello
Rieko Aizawa, Piano; Yousif Sheronick, Percussion

We celebrate the new year and winter with this chamber music program powered by love. Artistic director Kathryn Lockwood brings three couples together to highlight love. Pianist Rieko Aizawa and her husband and violinist Jesse Mills, violinist Hyeyung Yoon and her husband, cellist Gregory Beaver; and of course the ensemble in residence and married duo, Kathryn Lockwood and Yousif Sheronick, duoJalal.

We’ll explore the love stories behind Robert Schumann and César Franck, plus feature traditional Chinese Love songs as a nod to celebrate the Chinese New Year, and begin the program celebrating Black History Month with Maya Angelou’s Poem “Touched by an Angel”. Other composers include Bach and Clementi, cellist and composer in residence Gregory Beaver and GRAMMY Award-winning & MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Dafnis Prieto.

The program will afford the opportunity to marvel that the universe can be united and strengthened with love and music, easily bending like a single bamboo in order to bring humanity together.

Composers: Schumann, Franck, Bach, Clementi, Beaver, Prieto, Zhou Long

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Spring 2023
“Spring Dance”
Sunday May 21st, 2023 at 4pm
Great Hall in Castle Gould
wine reception to follow
Tickets $50 Members/$60 Non-Members

duoJalal (Kathryn Lockwood & Yousif Sheronick)
Inessa Zaretsky, piano
Casey Howes & Jacob Warren, dancers

Ahh, the Spring Dance! Whether it be a reflection of our youth at the school dance, or our exciting work around the budding garden, springtime is when we move our bodies more and shake off those winter blues. Come celebrate the season at the Sands Point Preserve as we present “SPRING DANCE” as part of the 2023 Four Seasons in Music Concert Series. Artistic director Kathryn Lockwood, along with her duoJalal partner Yousif Sheronick brings back to the roster pianist and composer Inessa Zaretsky, and dancers Casey Howes and Jacob Warren for an eclectic program of music and dance. The program runs the gamut from Bach to Prokofiev, from romantic composer Vieuxtemps to Bartok and much more.

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Summer 2023
American Dream
Sunday, July 9th, 2023 at 5pm – Hempstead House

duoJalal (Kathryn Lockwood & Yousif Sheronick)
Deborah Buck & Min-Young Kim, Violins
Caroline Stinson, cello
Orion Weiss, piano

In a celebration of America’s Independence in 1776, artistic director Kathryn Lockwood gathers her amazingly talented friends and colleagues to present a wonderful program of works by American composers. You will be delighted to hear the music of female American composers Amy Beach and Florence Price as well as great American standards by George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein. As music by American composers continues to flourish to this day, you will also be treated to recent compositions by John Harbison, Phillip Glass and our very own Yousif Sheronick.

Returning musicians violinists Deborah Buck and Min Young Kim; cellist Carrie Stinson will join duoJalal, along with a new to the roster, pianist extraordinaire Orion Weiss.

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View these concerts on YouTube now:
2020 Spring –  Honey from Alast
2020 Golden Rule – A Summer Playlist
2020 Only Breath – A Fall Musicale
2021 Winter Dreams
2021 Spring Renewal    
2021  Be Like Water – A Summer Dance
2021 Fall Connected Play
2022 Winter The Shape of Restlessness
2023 – Spring Dance

Kathryn Lockwood & Yousif SheronickKathryn Lockwood & Yousif Sheronick of duoJalal