An Afternoon of Chopin Nocturnes with Lisa Weiss and Silas Berlin

An Afternoon of Chopin Nocturnes with Lisa Weiss and Silas Berlin

On Tuesday, December 18 at 4:30pm, all are invited to the West Tisbury Library for an afternoon concert. Pianists Lisa Weiss and Silas Berlin will perform and talk about selected Nocturnes by the Romantic Era composer Frederic Chopin. Weiss and Berlin have each selected their three current personal favorites from amongst the twenty-one that Chopin wrote. Come for a relaxing afternoon of beautiful piano music by this master of melody. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Silas Berlin is from Martha’s Vineyard. He plays both jazz and classical music and is a sophomore at UMass Amherst. He has studied with Lisa Rohn and Peter Mack and currently studies with Judy Gordon. His father is the renowned jazz pianist, Jeremy Berlin.

Lisa Weiss is a frequent visitor of the Vineyard who has performed numerous times on the Island as a soloist or in collaboration with singers, instrumentalists, and dancers. She studied at Harvard (BA), Yale (MM) and Peabody Conservatory (DMA). Her teachers have included Leo Litwin, Leon Kirchner, Richard Goode, and Leon Fleisher. She is a professor of music at Goucher College in Baltimore and maintains an active performance career.