August 27-September 4. This Labor Day weekend at the Catskill Mountain Foundation offers an immersion in classical music via the world-renowned artistry of cellist Yehuda Hanani, pianists James Tocco and Vassily Primakov, violinist Shmuel Ashkenazi, and the Lyric Piano Quartet performing Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, Paganini, Rachmaninoff, and more. In addition to daily master classes in cello, violin, and piano that are open to the public, the event promises workshops, discussions, and lectures, and films about music and musicians. See website for event schedule and ticket prices. Hunter. (518) 263-2000; www.catskillmtn.org/events/high-peaks-music-festival/2011-08-27-high-peaks-music-festival-music-with-altitude-460.html.
- Cellist Yehuda Hanani.