Pianofest in the Hamptons celebrates 30 years this June 18 - August 13

12 June 2018
Pianofest in the Hamptons Announces their 30th Anniversary Season, with concerts in Southampton and East Hampton, NY, USA


Pianofest in the Hamptons Announces 30th Anniversary Season

June 18 - August 13, 2018


New York's idyllic coastal enclave features Pianofest in the Hamptons, running from June 18 - August 13. The Pianofest is one of the premiere summertime classical music festivals on the planet.

Founded by Paul Schenly, Pianofest began as a creative vision—a community of pianists and piano-lovers surrounded by nature's wonder of the East End. Each summer since 1988, highly-gifted pianists from major conservatoires continue to travel to the Hamptons to study with luminaries in the piano world. Practice sessions and master classes take place in a classic Hamptons’ manse where eight grand pianos are actively used – including one in the kitchen!

Nearly 500 pianists have passed through the festival-school within its 30-year history, including Deutsche Grammophone recording artist Sergei Babayan and sensational Steinway Artists Anderson & Roe Piano Duo. This summer, Pianofest will highlight its current roster of 24 brilliant artists in-concert throughout Southampton and East Hampton venues.

The concerts feature curated evenings of world-class music and an opportunity to meet-and-mingle with Hamptons' society during post-concert receptions. Below are the schedules for each venue at this magnificent festival:


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Southampton concerts


Levitas Center for the Arts
Southampton Cultural Center

25 Pond Lane, NY 11968, USA

  • Monday, June 25 (Season Opening)

Avram Theater, Southampton
239 Montauk Highway, NY 11968, USA

  • Monday, July 2
  • Monday, July 9
  • Monday, July 16
  • Monday, July 23
  • Monday, July 30
  • Monday, August 6
  • Monday, August 13


East Hampton concerts

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
18 James Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937, USA

  • Wednesday, June 27 
  • Wednesday, July 11
  • Wednesday, July 25 
  • Wednesday, August 8


All tickets are $20 per person at the door only. Students go free. No reservations needed. All concerts are followed by receptions to meet the artists and mingle with Hamptons' society. For further information please call 631-329-9115. Learn more at pianofest.com.