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Catskill High Peaks Festival from August 9 to 19 

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August 9-19. In a case of overflow from the summer music festival round-up that runs every year in our June issue, there’s this acclaimed, six-years-young chamber music event at the Carey Institute for Global Good. The combination student residency and concert series features instruction by a world-renowned faculty that includes violinists Renee Jolles and Peter Zazofsky; violist Pierre Henri Xuereb; pianists Michael Chertock and Mikael Darmainie; and cellists Thomas Landschoot, Sae Rom Kwon, and Yehuda Hanani. In addition to the performances of curated chamber works on the institute’s glorious grounds, the festival encompasses literary lectures, films, and guided mountain hikes. A full schedule (with ticket prices) is viewable online. Rensselaerville. (800) 843-0778; Catskillhighpeaksmusic.org.

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