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Nicola Benedetti, violin, Leonard Elschenbroich, cello & Alexei Grynyuk, piano

Venue: Kaufmann Concert Hall

Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

Date: Thu, Apr 6, 2017, 7:30 pm
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Ms. Benedetti’s playing is always top-notch, her sound brilliant and clean.” — The New York Times

Tonight’s concert caps a season filled with 92Y debuts of thrilling young artists. Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti has captivated audiences around the world with her musicality and poise, appearing with major orchestras and producing a steady stream of award-winning and bestselling recordings.German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich is a winner of the Leonard Bernstein Prize and was accepted into the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists. Russian pianist Andrei Grynyuk has won multiple competitions and received a five-star review from BBC Music for his Liszt disk. The concert's first half is a trio of duos: one sonata by Ravel and Debussy each, followed by  and a new work by Mark-Anthony Turnage inspired by Benedetti and Elschenbroich’s relationship – both on and off the stage. The three then join forces to play Tchaikovsky’s poignant and lyrical Piano Trio in A minor.

Nicola Benedetti, violin 
Leonard Elschenbroich, cello 
Alexei Grynyuk, piano 

RAVEL: Violin Sonata
DEBUSSY: Cello Sonata
MARK-ANTHONY TURNAGE: Duetti d’Amore for violin and cello (US premiere)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50



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