Yefim Bronfman News

Houston Symphony Features Tchaikovsky's ROMEO AND JULIET, BRONFMAN PLAY BEETHOVEN 4 and More, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Houston Symphony's April calendar provides several unique treats that are sure to excite Houston audiences. Conductor Laureate Hans Graf will return to the podium to lead the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet today, April 10 and April 12 and 13, followed directly by Music Director Designate Andres Orozco-Estrada's return to conduct Bronfman Play Beethoven 4 on April 17, 18 and 19. (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, tonight, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

NY Phil's 'Insights Series' to Explore Beethoven's Piano Concertos with Yefim Bronfman, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The 2013-14 season of the New York Philharmonic's Insights Series will continue Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. with "The Pinnacle of Cycles: Pianist Yefim Bronfman Speaks on Beethoven's Piano Concertos," when The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman discusses Beethoven's piano concertos, which he will perform during The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival, June 11-28, 2014. Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence Carol J. Oja will moderate. (more...)

Pinchas Zukerman and Yefim Bronfman Perform in Recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Friends and collaborators violinist/violist Pinchas Zukerman and pianistYefim Bronfman perform in recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall, tonight, April 4, at8 pm. As part of their eight-city duo tour, the music powerhouses perform Schubert's Sonatina in A minor, D. 385, Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30, No. 2, and Brahms' Viola Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1, which is the composer's own adaptation of a work he originally composed with the clarinet in mind. The performance is part of the LA Phil's 2013/14 Colburn Celebrity Recitals series. (more...)

Lincoln Center to Feature Final Emerson String Quartet Concert & More, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced a great lineup of events for the month of May 2014, featuring the final Emerson String Quartet concert, Dancing in Damrosch free dance parties, and more. Check out the ful schedule of events below! (more...)

NJSO to Host 'Saturday Night Out' LGBT Event 5/3 Featuring Brahms and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Saturday Night Out-an LGBT event-on Saturday, May 3, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. The NJSO will host a post-concert champagne and dessert reception for ticketholders who are LGBT community members and friends. The event follows the success of the Orchestra's Friday Night Out LGBT event at NJPAC in April 2013. (more...)

Pinchas Zukerman and Yefim Bronfman to Perform in Recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Friends and collaborators violinist/violist Pinchas Zukerman and pianistYefim Bronfman perform in recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Friday, April 4, at8 pm. As part of their eight-city duo tour, the music powerhouses perform Schubert's Sonatina in A minor, D. 385, Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30, No. 2, and Brahms' Viola Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1, which is the composer's own adaptation of a work he originally composed with the clarinet in mind. The performance is part of the LA Phil's 2013/14 Colburn Celebrity Recitals series. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony to Present BRAHMS' FIRST SYMPHONY, 5/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Brahms' First Symphony in concerts May 1-4 in Englewood, Princeton and Newark. Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill joins the Orchestra for Richard Danielpour's Clarinet Concerto, an NJSO co-commission written for McGill. On Saturday, May 3, the NJSO hosts Saturday Night Out-a post-concert champagne and dessert reception for ticketholders who are LGBT community members and friends-at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Return to Bravo! Vail for 12th Annual Summer Residency, 7/18-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado for the Orchestra's 12th- annual summer residency there, performing six concerts July 18-25, 2014. Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct three programs, July 18-20, featuring works by composers for whom he has advocated during his tenure, ranging from Nielsen to The Marie-Jose?e Kravis Composer-in- Residence Christopher Rouse. The other Philharmonic concerts will be conducted by Bramwell Tovey (July 23 and 25) and Ted Sperling (July 24), and will feature works by Copland, Gershwin, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Loesser, among others. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman With the New York Philharmonic Rescheduled for 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman, originally scheduled for March 30, has been postponed to Friday, May 23, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y at Mr. Bronfman's request, due to an unforeseen scheduling issue. Tickets originally issued for March 30 will be honored on May 23. (more...)

Evgeny Kissin to Perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Pianist Evgeny Kissin, who gave the first recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall in October 2003, returns Monday, March 24, at 8 pm, with a program of works by Schubert and Scriabin. The performance begins with Schubert's Sonata in D major, D. 850, then continues with music by Scriabin - Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp minor, Op. 19 and selections from his Twelve Etudes, Op. 8. The performance is part of the LA Phil's 2013/14 Colburn Celebrity Recitals series. (more...)

DAPHNE, Bach's Bass in B Minor & More Set for Cleveland Orchestra's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced its 2014-15 season. Music Director Franz Welser-Möst's programs include Bach's Mass in B minor, and Brahms's Piano Concertos with Yefim Bronfman as soloist. Mr. Welser-Möst continues his long-standing tradition of opera performances at Severance Hall with concert performances of Richard Strauss's rarely heard opera Daphne. Guest artists returning to Severance Hall include Lang Lang, Christian Tetzlaff, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Mitsuko Uchida, and conductors Charles Dutoit, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, and Fabio Luisi. The Orchestra celebrates the 90th birthday of Pierre Boulez in three programs conducted by Franz Welser-Möst. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman Set for Chamber Music Concert with New York Philharmonic Musicians, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Yefim Bronfman, the New York Philharmonic's 2013-14 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, will be spotlighted in a chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y. Mr. Bronfman will be joined by Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow; Associate Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio, replacing Principal Clarinet Stephen Williamson; Associate Principal, Second Violin Group, Lisa Kim; Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young; and cellist Maria Kitsopoulos for the program, featuring Schubert's Sonatina in A minor; Bartok's Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano; and Brahms's Piano Quintet, Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, 4/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Montreal Symphony's 2014-15 Season to Feature ROMEO AND JULIET, L'AIGLON and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Delighted to see the mandate of Kent Nagano continue until 2020, the Orchestre symphonique de Montreal was filled with renewed enthusiasm today when it presented, at Maison symphonique de Montreal, a 2014-2015 season that is dazzling and richly diversified - a season that promises deep emotions! The 2014-2015 season offers a number of sensational programs built around major works of the repertoire, some of them large in scale and some of them discoveries. Classicism and modernity rub shoulders throughout the season. In the foyer Allegro at Maison symphonique, Kent Nagano, music director of the OSM, unveiled the details of the 2014-2015 programming, accompanied by Stephane Levesque, principal bassoon with the Orchestra, and Mylene Paquette, the navigator who did a solo crossing of the Atlantic last fall. The event was hosted by Jean-Francois Lepine, international analyst and music lover, in the presence of OSM chief executive officer Madeleine Careau. The announcement marks the launch of the subscription renewal campaign, which ends on April 25, and the new-subscription and single-ticket-sale campaign, which begins on April 28. (more...)

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Jones Hall, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Bringing its historic message of peace through music, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), joined by Principal Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda, will return to Houston for the first time in 20 years on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 8 p.m. at Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. Houston is one of 14 cities on the Orchestra's U.S. Tour - and the only Texas stop. (more...)

Carol J. Oja to Present 'LEONARD BERNSTEIN EMERGES' Talk as Part of NY Phil's Insights Series, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The 2013-14 season of the New York Philharmonic's Insights Series will continue Monday, April 7, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. with "Leonard Bernstein Emerges: Defying Boundaries and Challenging Racial Politics During World War II," when Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in- Residence Carol J. Oja speaks about the Philharmonic Laureate Conductor's emergence as a conductor, composer, and activist for racial justice during his 20s. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Madison (more...)

Houston Symphony to Feature Tchaikovsky's ROMEO AND JULIET, BRONFMAN PLAY BEETHOVEN 4 and More, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Houston Symphony's April calendar provides several unique treats that are sure to excite Houston audiences. Conductor Laureate Hans Graf will return to the podium to lead the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet on April 10, 12 and 13, followed directly by Music Director Designate Andres Orozco-Estrada's return to conduct Bronfman Play Beethoven 4 on April 17, 18 and 19. (more...)

April at the Houston Symphony Includes ROMEO AND JULIET, BELLE OF THE BALL and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Houston Symphony's April calendar provides several unique treats that are sure to excite Houston audiences. Conductor Laureate Hans Graf will return to the podium to lead the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet on April 10, 12 and 13, followed directly by Music Director Designate Andrés Orozco-Estrada's return to conduct Bronfman Play Beethoven 4 onApril 17, 18 and 19. (more...)

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