Bronfman, Beethoven and French Moderns
Andrey Boreyko, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Valentin Silvestrov — The Messenger
Beethoven — Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”
Fauré — Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, Op. 80
Ravel — Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
Prelude at 7pm
This presentation is part of Artis—Naples’ 2017-18 season theme, Evolution|Revolution.
Tickets start at $29
Andrey Boreyko has been Music Director of Artis—Naples since September 2014. He has brought a new intensity to Artis—Naples and the Naples Philharmonic with his inspired leadership, commissioning new works and attracting soloists of the highest calibre. The driving force behind the continued artistic growth of Artis—Naples and the Naples Philharmonic, Andrey balances traditional repertoire with imaginative, diverse programming for which he has gained a distinguished reputation worldwide.
Andrey has forged strong long-term relationships with the most prestigious orchestras across Europe. This leads him to appearances this season with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Bamberger Symphoniker, among others. Much sought-after as a guest conductor in North America, Andrey’s versatility and broad repertoire take him to the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Ottawa, as well as re-invitations to San Francisco Symphony, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Houston Symphony orchestras, where he is regular guest. A prolific conductor of the great symphonic repertoire and a passionate advocate for less widely known works, Andrey champions compositions by Victoria Borisova-Ollas in an extensive concert and recording project with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra this season, debuts with the Gothenburg Symphony and returns to the Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra.
Internationally recognized as one of today's most acclaimed and admired pianists, Yefim Bronfman stands among a handful of artists regularly sought by festivals, orchestras, conductors and recital series. His commanding technique, power and exceptional lyrical gifts are consistently acknowledged by the press and audiences alike.
Bronfman will be performing Bartok concerti with the London Symphony Orchestra and Valery Gergiev in Edinburgh, London, Vienna, Luxembourg and New York. Recital performances will capture audiences with the cycles of the daunting complete Prokofiev sonatas over three programs in Berlin, Carnegie Hall and Cal Performances, in Berkeley, California.
As a regular guest, Bronfman will return to the Vienna, New York and Los Angeles philharmonics, Mariinsky, Cleveland and Philadelphia orchestras as well as the symphonies of Boston, Montreal, Toronto, San Francisco and Seattle. Following the success of their first US tour last spring. Bronfman will rejoin Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lynn Harrell in May for a European tour that takes them from Madrid to Berlin, Moscow and Milan.
Bronfman was awarded the Avery Fisher Prize in 1991 and the Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in piano performance from Northwestern University in 2010. He has been nominated for three Grammys, one of which he won with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for their recording of the three Bartók piano concerti.
Born in Tashkent in the Soviet Union, Yefim Bronfman immigrated to Israel with his family in 1973.