05/04/19 6:00am
Brahms and Schoenberg String Sextet performed at Castello di Borghese Vineyards on April 27 during the first of seven Rites of Spring concerts . (Credit: Rites of Spring)

The Rites of Spring Music Festival is back with a series of performances showcasing the beauty and history of the East End. 

Now in its fourth year, Italian-born pianist Paolo Bartolani founded the Rites of Spring music festival as a way for people of all ages to enjoy classical contemporary music through immersive concerts at non-traditional venues. 

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04/19/16 6:12am

Paolo inside his Southold home. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Paolo inside his Southold home. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

A new classical and contemporary music festival will debut on the North Fork this month. Blending Southold Town’s historic sites, picturesque venues and local provisions with a world-class musical lineup, the Rites of Spring Music Fest is bringing together the best the region has to offer. (more…)