Photo Flash: David Bernard and 11-Year-Old Pianist Daniela Liebman with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony at Carnegie Hall
The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony (www.chambersymphony.com) under the direction of David Bernard, performed works by Dvorak, Brahms, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky at Carnegie Hall in NYC on Sunday, October 27th at 2PM. This performance featured 11 year old pianist/prodigy Daniela Liebman making her Carnegie Hall debut in a performance of Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as violinist Jourdan Urbach performing Brahms Violin Concerto. Check out the photos below!
Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, 11 year-old phenom Daniela Liebman began to study piano at the age of five. At age seven, she was named a winner in the eight to ten year old category at the Parnassos National Piano Competition in Monterey, Mexico. Her competition success has continued, and she has begun her solo career with festivals and orchestras around the world. Daniela made her solo concerto debut in 2012, performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 8 with the Aguascalientes Symphony. She went on to perform it again that year with the Jalisco Philharmonic, the Flademex Orchestra in Dallas, and the Rachmaninov Orchestra of the Kremlin in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In 2013 she returned to the Jalisco Philharmonic to perform the Shostakovich 2nd Piano Concerto - to a standing ovation.
David Bernard is best known as the energetic and incisive music director of New York City's Park Avenue Chamber Symphony. Bernard is in his 14th Season with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, and has led that ensemble on a nine-city tour of the People's Republic of China. He has appeared as a guest conductor with the China Conservatory Orchestra, the China Conservatory/Ithaca College/Oberlin College Faculty Contemporary Ensemble, the New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble and the Putnam Symphony. David Bernard has previously served as Music Director of the Stony Brook University Orchestra, the Gilbert and Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island and Theater Three. He also held the post of Assistant Conductor of both the Jacksonville and Stamford symphony orchestras.