05/06/17 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Eric Silberger performing at the Shelter Island Friends of music concert at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on April 22.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Eric Silberger performing at the Shelter Island Friends of music concert at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on April 22.

Any concert of classical music offers the opportunity to provide something special: a unique performer, an extraordinary instrument, a daring program, a valued accompanist, and an unusually engaged audience.

Last week’s concert of the Shelter Island Friends of Music generated all of these results. (more…)

04/19/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Eric Silberger

COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Eric Silberger

In the next concert of the Shelter Island Friends of Music’s 40th season, the young, but already renowned, violinist Eric Silberger will return to the Island for a recital on Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m. In his 2014 Friends of Music concert audiences were buoyant in their praise of this wonderful young performer. (more…)

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04/24/14 5:13pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island Friends of Music will host violinist and Perlman alum Eric Silberger at the Presbyterian Church.

COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island Friends of Music will host violinist and Perlman alum Eric Silberger at the Presbyterian Church.

The Shelter Island Friends of Music will host its second concert of the year on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. As a tribute to our friends at the Perlman Music Program — celebrating its 20th anniversary season — we have invited a distinguished Perlman alumnus as our guest performer. The young virtuoso violinist Eric Silberger will be accompanied by the noted pianist Kwan Yi; they will present a program of works for violin/piano duo by Dvorak, Faure and Brahms. (more…)