The Rising Stars Piano Series was founded in 2003 by SCC board member and pianist, Liliane Questel, a graduate of the Brussels Conservatory and the Baltimore's Peabody Conservatory under the guidance of Leon Fleisher . The series mission focuses on performance opportunities primarily for participants and alumni of Pianofest of the Hamptons. These highly talented pianists attract a loyal following. The Tenth Anniversary Season in 2013 celebrated some of those musicians who by then were not “Rising Stars” anymore but celebrated performers.
Spring 2015 Performances:
2013-14 Pianofest Distinguished Artist,
First And Audience Prizes Winner of the Aviv Competition in Israel
in Memory of Rafi Guralnik. Gold medal Winner of the 2015 Nena Plant Wideman International Piano Competition.
Works by Couperin, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff
Saturday, April 18 • 7 pm
Sponsored by Annaliese Soros
Fei Fei Dong
2013 Pianofest Distinguished Artist,
2014 Concert Artists Guild International Winner
Works by Chopin and Mozart-Liszt
Saturday, May 16 • 7 pm
Sponsored by The Alfred & Jane Ross Foundation
Works by Beethoven and American composers in celebration of Memorial Day
The season will continue in the Fall of 2015 with performances on September 19, October 24 and November 14.