Silver Series Events

Thank you to our Silver Series sponsors:

The Silver Series of guest artists is made possible in part by our friends and alumni through the Jeannette and Richard Collins Award, the PSU Annual Fund, the Dick and Betty Hanaway Endowment for the Performing Arts, the PSU Student Senate and our business partners:

The Common Man Inn & Spa, MegaPrint, New Hampshire Public Radio, Speare Memorial Hospital, Bank of New Hampshire

Silver Series: Bill Charlap Trio

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As one of the world’s premier jazz pianists, Bill Charlap has performed and recorded with many leading artists of our time, ranging from jazz masters Phil Woods and Wynton Marsalis to singers Barbra Streisand and Tony Bennett (with whom he won a Grammy last year for their recording The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Read More »»

Silver Series: Ice Dance International presents ICE/DANCE

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  Ice Dance International (IDI) is the ice ballet company for the 21st Century. Overflowing with energy, technique and exuberant choreography, Ice Dance International is building a bridge to develop figure skating as an internationally recognized art form. Embracing the worlds of both ballet and ice dance with a cast of 10 skaters of world Read More »»

Silver Series: This Verse Business

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  Perhaps the most widely read American poet of the twentieth century, Robert Frost returns to the stage in A.M. Dolan’s, This Verse Business played by the Emmy award winning actor and New Hampshire native Gordon Clapp.  Clapp is perhaps best known for his role as Detective Greg Medavoy on NYPD Blue and for his Tony Read More »»

Silver Series: Pianist Frederic Chiu

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  Frederic Chiu’s intriguing style springs from a diverse set of experiences and interests – his Asian/American/ European background, his musical training, and an early and ongoing exploration of artificial intelligence and human psychology, especially the body-mind-heart connection. With over 20 CDs on the market, some have been singled out, such as “Record of the Read More »»

Silver Series: Apple Hill String Quartet

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  Since its founding in 2007, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire as well as for world premieres and commissioned pieces. Called “first rate” by the Boston Globe, violinist Elise Kuder is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and The Juilliard Read More »»

Silver Series: Olga Vocal Ensemble

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  Olga is a young a cappella singing group that approaches old traditions in a fresh way, combining enthusiasm, humor, and drama with genuine vocal clarity to enrapture both young and old. Their repertoire covers more than five centuries of musical joy, and the ensemble is already known for their unique programs, in which moving Read More »»

Silver Series: Cashore Marionettes

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Unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement, the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes redefine the art of puppetry. The moving and humorous performance has astounded audiences in Europe, the Far East and across North America. In the performance Life in Motion, Joseph Cashore presents his collection of marionette masterworks. Characters of depth, integrity, and humanity are Read More »»

Silver Series: Late Night with Leonard Bernstein

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“He was a night owl,” Jamie Bernstein says of her famous father. “He could never shut his motor off, and so, so much of his most creative times happened in the middle of the night.” This proclivity lies at the heart of Late Night with Leonard Bernstein, an intimate portrait that aims to recreate the Read More »»