Chestnut Hill, MA – February 21, 2014 – Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that award-winning pianist Moisès Fernández Via will perform works by Nebra, Casablancas, and Albéniz as part of the Hammond Performing Arts Series. The concert will take place on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. at the Weston Library, 87 School Street, Weston, MA.
Recently praised by Gramophone Magazine as an “artist of coruscating verve and charm,” Barcelona-born pianist Moisès Fernández Via is at the forefront of a new generation of classical music performers. Born in Barcelona in 1980, he began his musical education at the age of ten, being acclaimed three years later by the press as “un nom qui’l faudrá retenir!” [a name to remember!] at his official début in the French city of Agen in 1993. He studied piano, chamber music, and conducting at Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Buchmann-Metha School of Music in Tel Aviv, and Boston University. His teachers included Imre Rohmann, Robert Levin, Maria João Pires, Siegbert Rampe, and Peter Sykes.
Fernández Via has been a regular guest in Spanish concert halls and festivals, and he has performed in Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Portugal, Morocco, Cyprus, Israel, Canada, China, and the United States. He was an acclaimed winner of the Scarlatti International Piano Competition in Naples, the Richmond Piano Competition in Boston, and was nominated for the Arthur W. Foote Award from the prestigious Harvard Musical Association. Fernández Via is currently directing the Arts Outreach Initiative, an unprecedented partnership between the College of Fine Arts and the Medical Campus at Boston University.
The Hammond Performing Arts Series began in Chestnut Hill nineteen years ago as a way to provide talented musicians with performance opportunities and to enrich the cultural life of the communities that Hammond’s network of offices serve. The series proved so successful in Chestnut Hill that it has been expanded to Boston, Concord, Hingham, Lexington, and Weston.
Reservations for the March 9 concert are currently being accepted. If you are interested in attending, please call 617-731-4644 x295 to reserve your complimentary seats.
To learn more, please visit http://www.hammondre.com/community-outreach/performing-arts-series.html