by Margaret Hays
On Sunday, March 5, the second concert of the Classical Music Series will take place in the Riderwood Chapel. The performing artist will be Washington, DC native, pianist Sara Daneshpour. Residents of Riderwood may have attended her performance at the William Kapell International Piano competition at the University of Maryland where she won second prize in 2007. Ms. Daneshpour has studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia with Leon Fleisher and at the Julliard School in New York City under Yoheved Kaplinsky. She currently studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music with Sergie Balazar. Ms. Daneshpour has performed in many concerts around the United States and in Europe. Her career expanded worldwide in 2014 when she was a prize winner at the Seoul International Music Competition in Korea. She has been featured nationwide on 160 public radio stations including WGBH in Boston.
The concert will be held in the Chapel on March 5 at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00pm. Entrance is by season subscription, already purchased, or by $5.00 at the door.