Jan 16 | Four Seasons in Music: ‘Winter Dreams’ at Sands Point Preserve


The 2021 Four Seasons in Music series at the Sands Point Preserve starts with a musical celebration of beginnings and dreams for our future. Created by Artistic Director Kathryn Lockwood, this brilliant concert will inspire your dreams with works by Bach, Beethoven, Dvorák, Rhiannon Giddens, Jessie Montgomery, Yousif Sheronick, William Grant Still, Anjna Swaminathan, and Andrew Waggoner.

During the pandemic, the concerts are recorded in Hempstead House, then on view on the Conservancy’s YouTube channel, free of charge for all.

Winter Artists: 
Deborah Buck, Violin
Hyeyung Yoon, Violin
Kathryn Lockwood, Viola
Greg Beaver, Cello
Yousif Sheronick, Percussion


  • Prelude in E-flat Major for solo cello, BWV 1010 by J.S. Bach (1685 – 1750)
  • “…to think again of dangerous and noble things” by Andrew Waggoner (b. 1960)
  • Allegro String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18/3 by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
  • Pratikriti: Rebellion from Anandham: A Homecoming for solo violin by Anjna Swaminathan
  • At the Purchaser’s Option with variations for string quartet by Rhiannon Giddens (b. 1977)
  • Frame Drum Solo by Yousif Sheronick (b. 1967)
  • Rhapsodie No. 1 by Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981)
  • Finale from the American String Quartet by Antonin Dvorák (1841 – 1904) 
  • Mejorana y Socavon & Cumbia y Congo from Danzas de Panama by William Grant Still (1895 – 1978) 

“Music is my connection to the world. It guides me to understand my place in relation to others and challenges me to make clear the things I do not understand. I imagine that music is a meeting place at which all people can converse about their unique differences and common stories.”— Jessie Montgomery


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