10/21/17 11:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Brasil Guitar Duo, João Luiz and Douglas Lora, during their October 8 performance at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Brasil Guitar Duo, João Luiz and Douglas Lora, during their October 8 performance at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

The Shelter Island Friends of Music’s gala 40th anniversary season has ended with a memorable event.

The Brasil Guitar Duo was greeted by a huge crowd at the Presbyterian Church on Columbus Day weekend. This was the third visit by João Luiz and Douglas Lora to the Friends of Music concert series, where they been have been hailed for their playing and for their unity of approach to 18th century music and to the works of contemporary Latin  composers.  (more…)

10/05/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | he Shelter Island Friends of Music presents Brasilian guitar duo João Luiz and Douglas Lora on October 8.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island Friends of Music presents Brasilian guitar duo João Luiz and Douglas Lora on October 8.

THE SOUNDS OF SOUTH AMERICA

The boys from Brazil are back! In the final concert of the “Celebrating 40 Years” series with the return of audience-favorite artists, the Shelter Island Friends of Music presents Brasilian guitar duo João Luiz and Douglas Lora, 2006 winners of the Concert Artist Guild International Competition. (more…)

09/16/17 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky making music at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on September 3.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky making music at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on September 3.

BY LOIS B. MORRIS

What can be better than listening to two virtuoso musicians performing together on the same piano at the same time?

Watching them. (more…)

09/02/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss.

COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss.

Be sure to bring your Labor Day weekend guests and friends to a very special event at the Shelter Island Friends of Music concert on Sunday September 3 at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.

The piano four-hands duo of Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky have been invited to return to the Island after the outstanding reception they received following their initial performance here three years ago. (more…)

08/31/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31

Great Decisions, a monthly discussion of today’s important world affairs. Topic: “U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum.” 5:30 p.m., library. Call Jocelyn, (631) 749-0042 for details. (more…)