SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY -- Grammy Award-winning pianist Yefim Bronfman will perform for the first time on the Friends of Music Concerts stage Saturday, Nov. 7.
The universally acclaimed artist will present a unique program of two demanding works by Robert Schuman and four of Serge Prokofiev’s piano sonatas.
Soviet-born Bronfman is among the most talented virtuosos performing today. His commanding technique and exceptional lyrical gifts have won consistent critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences worldwide for his solo recitals, prestigious orchestral engagements and expanding catalogue of recordings.
In his earlier years, Bronfman trained at the Juilliard School, Marlboro and Curtis Institute and studied with Rudolf Serkin and Leon Fleisher.
He was the protégé of Isaac Stern and roomed with Yo-Yo Ma. In 1991, he was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Prize.
The concert will be the third in the season of six Friends of Music Concerts Inc. presented in the Kusel Auditorium at Sleepy Hollow High School, 210 N. Broadway (Route 9).
All performances begin at 8 p.m. Tickets for individual concerts are $30 for adults and may be purchased online or by calling 914-861-5080. Students under age 18 are admitted free. Seats are general admission only. Parking is free.
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