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Saturday, December 10, 2022 7:30 PM // Hill Auditorium

Itzhak Perlman and Friends

Performance
 

Undeniably the reigning virtuosi of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician.

Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music. For this special performance in Hill Auditorium, he brings together pianists Emanuel Ax and Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the Juilliard String Quartet for a mixed chamber music program.

Please note new performance start time of 7:30 pm.

PROGRAM

Jean-Marie Leclair Sonata for Two Violins in e minor, Op. 3, No. 5
W.A. Mozart Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 493
Ernest Chausson Concert for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21

Meet the Artists

Itzhak Perlman
Itzhak Perlman
violin
Emanuel Ax
Emanuel Ax
piano
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
piano
Juilliard String Quartet
Juilliard String Quartet

Thank You to Our Sponsors

TITLE SPONSOR

  • Eileen Lappin Weiser

SUPPORTING SPONSOR

  • Laura Chang and Arnold Chavkin
  • Tom and Debby McMullen

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Samuel and Marilyn Krimm Endowment Fund
  • Susan B. Ullrich Endowment Fund

MEDIA PARTNERS

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Itzhak Perlman and Friends
Hill Auditorium
Starting at $25 (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

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* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

12/10/22 7:30 PM
Hill Auditorium

Itzhak Perlman and Friends

Performance
Buy Tickets
Starting at $25 (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

Undeniably the reigning virtuosi of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician.

Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music. For this special performance in Hill Auditorium, he brings together pianists Emanuel Ax and Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the Juilliard String Quartet for a mixed chamber music program.

Please note new performance start time of 7:30 pm.

PROGRAM (Sat 12/10/2022: Hill Auditorium)

Jean-Marie Leclair Sonata for Two Violins in e minor, Op. 3, No. 5
W.A. Mozart Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 493
Ernest Chausson Concert for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21

Buy Tickets

Itzhak Perlman and Friends
Hill Auditorium
Starting at $25 (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

CHOOSE A PERFORMANCE:

Buy Tickets

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

Meet the Artists

Itzhak Perlman
Itzhak Perlman
violin
Emanuel Ax
Emanuel Ax
piano
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
piano
Juilliard String Quartet
Juilliard String Quartet

Thank You to Our Sponsors

TITLE SPONSOR

  • Eileen Lappin Weiser

SUPPORTING SPONSOR

  • Laura Chang and Arnold Chavkin
  • Tom and Debby McMullen

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Samuel and Marilyn Krimm Endowment Fund
  • Susan B. Ullrich Endowment Fund

MEDIA PARTNERS

Itzhak Perlman
Itzhak Perlman
violin

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to the irrepressible joy of making music, which he communicates.

In January 2009, Mr. Perlman was honored to take part in the Inauguration of President Barack Obama, premiering a piece written for the occasion by John Williams and performing with clarinetist Anthony McGill, pianist Gabriela Montero, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. In December 2003 the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts granted Mr. Perlman a Kennedy Center Honor celebrating his distinguished achievements and contributions to the cultural and educational life of our nation. In May 2007, he performed at the State Dinner for Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, hosted by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Bush at the White House.

Learn more at itzhakperlman.com

Emanuel Ax
Emanuel Ax
piano

Born in modern-day Lvov, Poland, Emanuel Ax moved to Winnipeg, Canada, with his family when he was a young boy. His studies at the Juilliard School were supported by the sponsorship of the Epstein Scholarship Program of the Boys Clubs of America, and he subsequently won the Young Concert Artists Award. Additionally, he attended Columbia University where he majored in French. Mr. Ax made his New York debut in the Young Concert Artists Series, and captured public attention in 1974 when he won the first Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv. In 1975 he won the Michaels Award of Young Concert Artists followed four years later by the coveted Avery Fisher Prize.

Learn more at emanuelax.com

Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
piano

For more than three decades, Jean-Yves Thibaudet has performed worldwide, recorded more than 50 albums, and built a reputation as one of today’s finest pianists. From the start of his career, he delighted in music beyond the standard repertoire, from jazz to opera, which he transcribed himself to play on the piano. His profound professional friendships crisscross the globe and have led to spontaneous and fruitful collaborations in film, fashion, and visual art.

Learn more at jeanyvesthibaudet.com

Juilliard String Quartet
Juilliard String Quartet

With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard String Quartet (JSQ) continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946 and hailed by The Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” the ensemble draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works, a vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring. Each performance of the Juilliard String Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ profound understanding, total commitment, and unceasing curiosity in sharing the wonders of the string quartet literature.

Learn more at juilliardstringquartet.org

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