Festivals & Series

SOLD OUT: Yefim Bronfman, piano

Part of the Skyline Piano Artist Series

Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 3:00pm

Galvin Recital Hall

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“His sound was steely in the aggressive outbursts yet tender in wistfully lyrical moments.” –New York Times

Widely praised for his solo, chamber, and orchestral recordings, Yefim Bronfman has been nominated for six Grammy Awards, winning in 1997 with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for their recording of the three Bartók Piano Concerti. Bronfman collaborates with an illustrious group of conductors including Daniel Barenboim, Gustavo Dudamel, and Riccardo Muti. Summer engagements have regularly taken him to the major festivals of Europe and the US. As 2021/22 Artist-in-Residence with Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, his season began on tour with the orchestra in Europe and concluded with the world premiere of a concerto commissioned for him from Elena Firsova. This fall takes Bronfman to both Italy and Germany as he performs in recital with mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena.

Program:
Franz Schubert, Piano Sonata in A Minor, Op. 143
Béla Bartók, Piano Sonata, Sz. 80
Frédéric Chopin, Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58

Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Address

70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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About

Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.