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Hungary at 92nd Street Y: Steven Isserlis, cello / Dénes Várjon, piano
Kaufmann Concert Hall
03/10/2009
8 PM - Pre-concert talk at 7 PM* (also with Joshua Bell, violin)

Renowned Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon and master cellist Steven Isserlis will offer an intimate exploration of three leaders of Romanticism: Frédéric Chopin, Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann, in honor of the 200th anniversary of their births. Since graduating from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest in 1991, award-winning pianist Dénes Várjon appears regularly in the musical capitals of Europe and the United States. He has performed at the Lucerne Festival, the Weimar Art Festival, and the Edinburgh Festival, among others. Várjon has made solo appearances with such leading ensembles as the American Symphony Orchestra, the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, and the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. 

MENDELSSOHN:
Variations concertantes in D Major, Op. 17
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in D Major, Op. 58
Assai Tranquillo for Cello and Piano in B minor
Lied ohne Worte for Cello and Piano in D Major, Op. 109
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49

www.92y.org

Admission:
$48 Premium Orchestra / $38 Orchestra / $25 Age 35 and Under
1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd St., New York, NY
Tel: 212-415-5500