Monday, April 14, 2008

Harpist Elizabeth Hainen Performs at Washington College

Chestertown, MD — The 56th season of the Washington College Concert Series concludes with a recital by harpist Elizabeth Hainen at the Norman James Theatre in William Smith Hall on Saturday, April 26, at 8 p.m.

Elizabeth Hainen has won international attention as one of today's foremost virtuoso harpists. Sought after as a soloist and chamber musician, she has been hailed by critics on both sides of the Atlantic for her high artistry and unique sound.

As both soloist and recitalist, Hainen has performed in distinguished concert halls on three continents, including Carnegie Hall in New York, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hall in Chicago, the Cultural Foundation of Spain in Madrid, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and the Tel Aviv Art Museum in Israel.

Hainen has released recordings on the Naxos and Eagen labels. She is the Principal Harpist for the Philadelphia Orchestra and teaches on the faculties of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Esther Boyer College of Music at Temple University.

Tickets ($15 for adults and $5 for youth and students) can be purchased at the door. For more information, call 410/778-7839.

April 14, 2008

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