April 10: Pianist Einav Yarden

April 10: Pianist Einav Yarden

Pianist Einav Yarden performs Beethoven: Bagatelles, Opus 33, selections from William Bolcom’s  Nine Bagatelles, Schumann: Kinderszenen, Opus 15, and Beethoven: Sonata in A flat major, Opus 110.

Yarden has been praised for her “…imagination and exceptionally vivid playing…sense of immense majesty, tempered by gentleness and quiet grace” by The Washington Post, and her “glistening rapture…ingenious humor” by Tagesspiegel in Germany. She was the 3rd prizewinner at the 2009 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Bonn, a prizewinner at the 2006 Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition and a finalist at the 2003 Honens International Piano Competition. In addition, she won the first prize at the Aviv Competitions in 2001, the most distinguished national competition in Israel. Einav has appeared as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Rundfunk Chor, Minnesota Symphony, Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Bucharest Philharmonic, Calgary Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony, Plovdiv Philharmonic, the Israel Symphony Rishon Le-Zion. She has performed such noteworthy stages as the Berlin Philharmonie and the Berlin Philharmonie Chamber Music Hall, the Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Berlin Konzerthaus, Rose Theater at Lincoln Center, the Phillips Collection Concerts, the French festival La Roque d’Antheron, Schumannsaal in Dϋsseldorf, multiple solo appearances in Flâneries Musicales de Reims festival. Also in France, she gave Paris’s Salle Cortot, in the Auditorium of the Musee d’Orsay, and in the Grand Salon of the Hôtel des Invalides. As part of Lucerne Festival in 2008, she was personally invited by Andras Schiff to take part in an intensive workshop on the five Beethoven concerti, which was also recorded and televised throughout Japan.

Sunday at 6pm
Bing Theater | Free, no reservations required
Live Stream | At concert time only

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