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Itamar Zorman, violin- 2nd Annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Concert

Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/14/2013
7:00 pm


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VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED
ITAMAR ZORMAN, VIOLIN
LIZA STEPANOVA, PIANO

IN COOPERATION WITH THE DANIEL PEARL “WORLD MUSIC DAYS”
AND THE EMBASSY OF ISRAEL
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF DANIEL PEARL
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013 AT 7:00 PM (Security starts at 6:15 pm)

THIS CONCERT IS DEDICATED TO TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING.

Born in Tel-Aviv, Israel, in 1985 to a family of musicians, Itamar Zorman graduated from the Israeli Conservatory of Music in Tel-Aviv in 2003, where he began his violin studies at the age of six with Saly Bockel, before continuing his studies with Professor David Chen and Nava Milo. He received his Bachelor of Music from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance as a student of Hagai Shaham. At the same time, he was the first violinist in the Israel Army’s IDF String Quartet. He received his Master’s of Music from The Juilliard School in 2009, where he studied with Robert Mann and Sylvia Rosenberg, and received an Artist Diploma from Manhattan School of Music in 2010, and an Artist Diploma from Julliard in 2012, studying with Ms. Rosenberg. Itamar Zorman is currently a student of Christian Tetzlaff at The Kronberg Academy. He plays on a Pietro Guarneri violin from 1745 from the private collection of Yehuda Zisapel. Itamar just received a $25,000 Avery Fisher career grant and 2nd prize at the Tchaikovsky International competition. Pianist Liza Stepanova is in demand as a soloist, collaborator and educator. She has performed extensively in Europe, most recently, as a soloist with the Southwest German Philharmonic and in duo recital at the Berlin Museum of Musical Instruments. In the United States, she has appeared in Weill and Zankel Recital Halls at Carnegie; Alice Tully Hall, Merkin and Steinway halls in NYC; Kennedy Center and The Smithsonian in Washington; and live on WQXR New York, WFMT Chicago and WETA Washington. Program: Brahms, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky.  Prokofiev – Sonata for violin and piano in F minor op. 80; Tchaikovsky – None but the lonely heart op.6 no. 6 (transcription – Mischa Elman); Valse sentimentale op. 51 no. 6 (transcription – David Grunes); Waltz Scherzo op. 34Hindemith – Sonata for solo violin op. 31 no. 1; Brahms – Sonata for violin and piano in D minor op. 108. $65/reception/wine