Free First Friday Series at the Heckscher

Free First Friday Series at Heckscher Museum of Art, this Friday, from 5pm-8:30pm. Enjoy extended evening hours and performance by Flutissiom! Flute Quartet.

Celebrate First Friday at The Heckscher Museum of Art. Explore the Museum’s special exhibition Locally Sourced: Collecting Long Island Artists during extended viewing hours and enjoy special performances.

The Flutissimo! Flute Quartet joins the Museum in a festive celebration of 100 years of art and music. Acclaimed Long Island flutists Claudia Beeby, Jennifer Haley, Leslie Strait, and Jerene Weitman present an engaging variety of selections linked to highpoints in the Museum’s history.

Travel through time with music of the old masters, early 20th century classics, and an exciting array of modern American compositions. A highlight of the evening will be a new piece, commissioned for the occasion, by Peter Lurye, a renowned Manhattan-based composer who grew up in Huntington.

Performance at 7pm.
Free Museum Admission.

 

Karen Fortuna is a freelance writer who can be reached at [email protected]

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