Yefim Bronfman Performs Feb. 2 at Schwartz Center

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Yefim Bronfman Performs Feb. 2 at Schwartz Center

Widely regarded as one of the most talented virtuoso pianists performing today, Yefim Bronfman performs at Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. In this solo recital, Bronfman will perform Arabeske in C Major, op. 18 by Robert Schumann; Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, op. 5 by Johannes Brahms; Sergey Prokofiev's Sonata No. 8 in B-flat Major, op. 84; and Sisar (New Work) by Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Highly praised for his solo, chamber, and orchestral recordings and especially admired for his performances of modern Russian repertory, Bronfman's commanding technique and exceptional lyrical gifts have won consistent critical acclaim.

His many accolades include the prestigious Avery Fisher Prize, one of the highest honors given to American instrumentalists, a 2009 Grammy Award nomination for his recording of Esa-Pekka Salonen's piano concerto with Salonen conducting, and a Grammy Award in 1997 for his recording of the three Bartók Piano Concerti with Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Read more about Yefim Bronfman: http://tinyurl.com/ak8clcx

The Feb. 2 concert is part of the 2012-2013 Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series, and also marks the 10th anniversary celebration of the Schwartz Center. An anniversary champagne toast and reception will be held after the concert. Single concert tickets and spring Candler Concert subscription packages are available. Event and ticket details at http://arts.emory.edu/bronfman.

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