N E W S FROM
, United States, Scottsdale
A CULTURAL TRIBUTE TO THE HOLIDAYS AT FLEISCHER MUSEUM
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, November 30, 2000… Fleischer Museum continues their Cultural Arts Series 2000/2001, which features music performances and art lectures that take place at 2 pm on the third Sunday of each month, October through April. The highlight of these cultural events is the 3rd Annual Great Masters Series, with the music of renowned composer Antonio Vivaldi.
The Cultural Arts Series 2000/2001 continues on December 17th with “Holiday Music from Around the World,” which accents the holidays with international music. The New School for The Arts Chamber Choir will delight listeners with holiday music of diverse world cultures, from Native American to those of the Jewish faith. This performance will also include traditional holiday music. New School for the Arts (NSA), located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a public charter performing and visual arts high school. Along with a well-rounded course of academic study, students have the opportunity to study their chosen art as part of their academic education with practicing professionals. Graduates have gone on to study at major universities, usually on full scholarship or have gone on directly to professional careers in their chosen field.
The culmination of the Cultural Arts Series 2000/2001 is the 3rd Annual Great Masters Series in March, with music by the celebrated composer Antonio Vivaldi. The Great Masters Series is a part of Vivaldi Festival 2000/2001, which is presented by the Vivaldi Society of America. This year’s festival includes six fall concerts and four spring concerts. The fall concert performances opened with the Valley premiere of one of Vivaldi’s magnificent operas, La Fida Ninfa, and closes at Fleischer Museum’s Great Master Series. Each of the four spring concerts, which occur every Sunday in March, spotlights a different group including; ASU Chamber Orchestra, Isola Jones and Eileen Mager, cantatas and motets for Soprano and Mezzo, Fine Arts Strings and Cantemus.
The Cultural Arts Series 2000/2001 is in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibit, Feminine Visions: Women Of The California School 1890-1930s, which spotlights female artists of American Impressionism California School. This exhibition features work by women who enriched the American art heritage with their achievements and contributions.
Fleischer Museum opened as the first museum dedicated to the paintings of American Impressionism, California School, 1890-1930’s and now extends its collection to include Russian Impressionism from the Cold War Era. Fleischer Museum, which displays the private collection of Morton and Donna Fleischer, serves as a cultural and educational contribution to the community. Free to the public, Fleischer Museum periodically features special exhibits of renowned artists’ paintings and sculptures and performances of the fine arts. The museum is open seven days a week, excluding holidays, and offers tours to local school classes and to the public by appointment. Fleischer Museum is located in the Perimeter Center near the northwest corner of Pima and East Bell Roads. Please call (480) 585-3108 for directions.