11/07/19 4:30pm

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The Nov. 15 Friday Night Dialogues will share the story of acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz.

Acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz’s life was tragically cut short during the Holocaust and his musical legacy erased from history. On Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the library’s Friday Night Dialogues, Shelter Islander Paulann Sheets, widow of Chitz’s son, Hermann, will speak on the journey to bring his works back into the public sphere some 60 years after he was believed to have perished in a concentration camp near Riga, Latvia.

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10/11/19 10:00am

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Music lovers can catch one of the Perlman Music Program’s fall concerts on the Island.

Music lovers can take a front-row seat for classical music’s bright future at one of the Perlman Music Program’s fall concerts. Virtuoso Society members can email the program for priority seating.

Monday, October 14: Chamber Music Concert, 4:30 p.m., Clark Arts Center. Free, no RSVP required.

Saturday, October 26: Stires-Stark Alumni Recital, 4:30 p.m., Clark Arts  Center. $25 tickets, free for students and Fellows(+) of the Virtuoso Society. Violist Molly Carr and pianist Anna Petrova present a dynamic preview of their Carnegie Hall debut.

Sunday, October 27: Works in Progress, 2:30 p.m., Clark Arts Center. Free, no RSVP required.

10/07/19 10:00am

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The final concert of the 2019 Shelter Island Friends of Music season will be presented on Sunday, Oct. 13.

The final concert of the 2019 Shelter Island Friends of Music season will be presented on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.

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10/03/19 4:30pm

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Toby Perlman speaks to the crowd at the program’s 25th anniversary celebration in July.

“The music is almost an excuse for something else. How do you live in the world and be kind, make the most of your life, and be appreciative of your life? How does that all work? When children are in an environment where they can speak the truth and be themselves, it frees them. They really start to smile.” — Toby Perlman

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09/26/19 4:30pm

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The Tom & Lisa Band has a busy fall schedule with gigs on the Island and across the South Fork.

The Tom & Lisa Band have some concerts coming up, both on and off the Island. The Island-based band has a busy fall schedule of various performances on the Island and throughout the South Fork — including a well-known festival in Sag Harbor.

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