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DON & CATHARINE BRYAN

CULTURAL SERIES

Challenge, Inspire and Educate

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Four Seasons Chamber Music

Enjoy outstanding Chamber Music from East Carolina University

3 Concerts May 14-16

Free Virtual Events

Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series

For the past twenty years, the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival has brought the world’s most dynamic and accomplished musicians to North Carolina and beyond for concerts, master classes and interactive outreach initiatives. In residence at the East Carolina University School of Music, the festival has presented more than 330 public concerts and 550 master classes, including two performances at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and a six-concert tour of Israel.

Artists

Ara Gregorian, violin

Thomas Sauer, piano

Beethoven Project: The Final Four Links

Schedule of Events

FS in-Depth: The Final Four
May 9 – 5:00PM est
In-Depth looks at the final four Beethoven Sonatas for piano and violin and how they are brought to life, from the eyes and ears of our artists. What makes a performance great? What should you be listening for? Q & A opportunities abound.
LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82235768777
One-on-One with Ara and Tom
May 12 – 7:45PM est
Get to know Tom through an interactive interview, led by Ara Gregorian and you! Join us to ask questions and to learn more about our musicians - musically and personally.
LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82999743070
Concert I
May 14 – 7:45PM est

Livestreamed from Fletcher Music Center! The program will consist of Beethoven's sonatas for violin and piano No. 8 and 9.
To watch this concert, follow these steps:
Visit fsdigitalconcerthall.com
Click on Watch Now!
Enter the password: finalfour
To speak with Ara and Tom following the concert, visit our virtual backstage here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8053448734
Concert II
May 14 – 7:00PM est

Livestreamed from Fletcher Music Center! The program will consist of Beethoven's sonatas for violin and piano No. 8 and 9.
To watch this concert, follow these steps:
Visit fsdigitalconcerthall.com
Click on Watch Now!
Enter the password: finalfour
To speak with Ara and Tom following the concert, visit our virtual backstage here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8053448734

Concert III
May 16 – 3:00PM est

Livestreamed from Hayes Barton United Methodist Church! The program will consist of Beethoven's sonatas for violin and piano No. 7 and 10.
To watch this concert, follow these steps:
Visit fsdigitalconcerthall.com
Click on Watch Now!
Enter the password: finalfour
To speak with Ara and Tom following the concert, visit our virtual backstage here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8053448734

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OUR SUPPORTERS
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The Outer Banks Community Foundation manages our endowment.

With Your Support

Your support turns on the lights and turns up the sound. Your support prints the programs and pays the performers. Your support makes all our efforts possible.

ABOUT THE SERIES

The Don & Catharine Bryan Cultural Series brings important cultural events to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Our events often involve bringing our performers, our artists together with local students to expand arts education in our area. Other things you should know about the Series:

YOUR SUPPORT

We rely on public support to keep our events coming to the area, to keep our ticket prices low and to maintain our deep engagement with local students. You can donate to the series online.

OUR PARTNERS

We partner with many local nonprofits including the Dare County Arts Council, the Outer Banks forum for the Lively Arts and the Dare County Youth Orchestra among others

OUR BOARD

We are an all volunteer organization, formed in 2012. You can meet our board, read about our finances and other boring stuff here.

PAST EVENTS

Many of our events are reviewed for us by local writer Kip Tabb.   You fan find Kipp's reviews and more on our Reviews Page.

NEWSLETTERS

We maintain an email list and send notices of our events and other items

EVENT CARDS

We send event announcements by  the US Postal Service.  If you would like to get on our mailing list send us a note on our contact us page.

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