Bronfman Plays Beethoven

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Location:
Orchestra Hall
When:
Friday, May 16   10:45 AM  
Saturday, May 17   8:00 PM  
Sunday, May 18   3:00 PM  

This performance will also be webcast on dso.org/live

Leonard Slatkin

Internationally acclaimed American conductor Leonard Slatkin began his appointment as Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in September of 2008. He was recently named Music Director of the Orchestre National de Lyon (ONL), France, beginning with the 2011-12 season. In addition, Mr. Slatkin continues to serve as Principal Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, a post that began in the fall of 2008.
Learn more at www.leonardslatkin.com.

Yefim Bronfman

Grammy Award-winning pianist Yefim (“Fima”) Bronfman is among the most talented virtuosos performing today. His commanding technique and exceptional lyrical gifts have won consistent critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences worldwide for his solo recitals, prestigious orchestral engagements and expanding catalogue of recordings.

Born in Tashkent in the Soviet Union on 10 April 1958, Yefim Bronfman immigrated to Israel with his family in 1973, where he studied with pianist Arie Vardi, head of the Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University. In the United States, he studied at The Juilliard School, Marlboro and the Curtis Institute, and with Rudolf Firkusny, Leon Fleisher and Rudolf Serkin.

Program

KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI Jacob's Awakening  
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3  
COPLAND Appalachian Spring  


Artists

Leonard Slatkin, conductor  Bio
Yefim Bronfman, piano   Bio