concert

Saleem Ashkar Beethoven Residency #4

A cycle of piano sonatas, a series of exceptional recitals performed by one of the most original pianists on the contemporary international scene. The last concert with Saleem Ashkar takes place on 3rd April 2017, 7.30pm.

A cycle of piano sonatas: A special performance of the 'New Testament' of piano works in a series of exceptional recitals performed by one of the most original pianists on the contemporary international scene.

At just 17 years of age, this Nazareth-born pianist Saleem Ashkar was discovered by Zubin Mehta, and his young talent was given a chance to shine with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. At 22, he made his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York, where he established himself as one of the most important contemporary pianists. Saleem Ashkar is a frequent guest of the world's greatest orchestras and festival stages, performing with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Lawrence Foster, Zubin Mehta, and Sebastian Weigle. He has been recording for Decca since 2013. Saleem is an ambassador of the Music Fund (www.musicfund.eu), which supports the development of musicians and music schools in conflict zones and developing countries.   

Programme
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat major op. 7
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in C minor op. 13 ('Pathétique')
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in G minor op. 49 Nr. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in G major op. 49 Nr. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat major op. 81a ('Les adieux')


In cooperation with C. Bechstein


Tickets
I. Category  550 Kč / 1700 Kč for the whole cycle (4 concerts)
II. Category 350 Kč / 1100 Kč for the whole cycle (4 concerts)     
Students 100 Kč

Ticket pre-sale at www.saleem-ashkar-beethoven-residency.cz and Colosseumticket.cz

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