Winter Mini Festival!
ChamberFest Cleveland is thrilled to embark upon our first Winter Mini Festival this December showcasing world-renowned pianist and ChamberFest fan favorite, Roman Rabinovich.* Rabinovich will perform a series of three piano recitals, each dedicated to the solo sonatas of Franz Josef Haydn—and each held in an intimate venue. Guests will enjoy a Coffee Concert at The Music Settlement on Sunday December 11th; a private Candlelight House Concert at the home of Franklin Cohen, principal clarinet emeritus of The Cleveland Orchestra and ChamberFest Cleveland co-founder; and a Finale with Post-Concert Reception at the Dunham Tavern Museum. These 3 concerts will feature 5 Haydn Sonatas each and a few additional surprise performances along the way. Get your tickets now!
*Roman Rabinovich’s musical affinity for Haydn is the centerpiece of his 16-17 season “Haydn Project.” Rabinovich is dedicated to fulfilling his dream of playing all of Haydn’s 45 piano sonatas and is halfway through them. He will perform 15 of the Haydn piano sonatas at the ChamberFest Cleveland Winter Concert Series. He has performed this year at the Lammermuir Festival in Scotland and at the Tel Aviv Conservatory in Israel, along with upcoming debut appearances with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (November 2017), and the Calgary Philharmonic (May 2017). In 2018 he will play all of the sonatas in fifteen days at the Bath Festival in the UK.
Praised by the New York Times for his “uncommon sensitivity and feeling,” the eloquent young Rabinovich is the winner of the 2008 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition. Of Haydn, Rabinovich has said, “He is like a magician who sets up expectations, and when you start following him he completely defies them.”