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Yefim Bronfman (born April 10, 1958) is a Russian-born Israeli pianist. April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and emigrated to Israel at the age of 15. He now has US citizenship. Tashkent Tashkent (Toshkent or Тошкент in Uzbek, Ташкент in Russian; its name translates from the Turkoman language to Stone City in English) is the current capital of Uzbekistan and also of Tashkent Province. ...


He made his international debut in 1975 with Zubin Mehta and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Zubin Mehta (born April 29, 1936) is an Indian-born conductor of European classical music. ... The Montreal Symphony Orchestra (MSO) (in French: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM)) is a major orchestra based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with its home venue at Montreals Place des Arts. ...


He made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1989 and gave a series of recitals with Isaac Stern in 1991. He won a Grammy award in 1997 for his recording of the three Bartok piano concertos with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in New York City located at 57th Street and 7th Avenue. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) is widely considered one of the finest violin virtuosi of the twentieth century. ... Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music... B la Bart k (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... Esa-Pekka Salonen (born June 30, 1958) is a prominent Finnish orchestral conductor and composer. ... The Los Angeles Philharmonic is an orchestra based in Los Angeles, California, USA. From 1964 to 2003, the orchestra played its concerts in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Los Angeles Music Center. ...


Bronfman is also devoted to chamber music and has performed with many chamber ensembles and instrumentalists.


In March, 2006, Bronfman performed the Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 with the San Francisco Symphony conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich. Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (Russian Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The San Francisco Symphony is a major orchestra based in San Francisco, California. ... Mstislav Rostropovich Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich (Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич) (born March 27, 1927) is Russian and a naturalized American cellist and conductor, considered to be one of the greatest living cellists. ...


Highlight of his current season include appearance with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. The Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO), formed in 1979, is a professional orchestra with 96 musicians. ...


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Yefim Bronfman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (168 words)
Yefim Bronfman (born April 10, 1958) is a Russian-born Israeli pianist.
He was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and emigrated to Israel at the age of 15.
Bronfman is also devoted to chamber music and has performed with many chamber ensembles and instrumentalists.
About Yefim Bronfman (428 words)
Bronfman has recently appeared with the Bayerische Rundfunk, Israel Philharmonic, Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Sydney Symphony, and the Vienna Philharmonic, as well as at the BBC Proms and at the Aspen, Bad Kissingen, Ravinia, Salzburg, and Tanglewood festivals.
Bronfman records exclusively for Sony Classical and won a Grammy Award in 1997 for his recording of the three Bartók Piano Concertos with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Yefim Bronfman made his Cleveland Orchestra debut in 1986, and prior to this weekend’s concerts his most recent engagement with the Orchestra was in July 2002.
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