Chamber Music Institute to present Francisco Fullana concert

World-renowned violinist Francisco Fullana will perform Saturday, Aug. 5 in Minsky Recital Hall at the University of Maine.

The concert begins at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $20 at the door.

The event is hosted by the Chamber Music Institute, a summer music camp for students of all ages that has been on campus for eight years. Proceeds benefit the institute and the scholarships it offers.

Fullana will grace the stage with an exclusive performance of “Zigeunerweisen” and Granados’ “Violin Sonata” with guest pianist Maxim Pakhomov. Fullana also will lead the Chamber Music Institute Orchestra in a finale performance of Mozart’s “Violin Concerto No. 5.”

A meet-and-greet with Fullana will follow the concert.

The Chamber Music Institute, July 25–Aug. 6, is led by artistic directors Akiko Hirose Silver, a Connecticut-based violinist; and UMaine professor and violinist/violist Anatole Wieck.

More information about the Chamber Music Institute is online. Institute organizers collaborated with UMaine Conference Services to plan the event.