Itamar Zorman, violin & Liza Stepanova, piano

$25.00

Out of stock

PROGRAM

Songs my mother taught me, op. 55 no. 4                          Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904),
                                                                                                    arrangement by Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
Sonata for violin and piano                                                   Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
  Con moto
  Ballada
  Allegretto
  Adagio
Fantasy for violin and piano in C major, D 934                Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
  Andante molto
  Allegretto
  Andantino 
  Allegro
  Andante molto 
  Allegretto
  Presto
INTERMISSION
Sonata for violin and piano in A major                                 César Franck (1822-1890)
  Allegretto Ben moderato
  Allegro
  Ben moderato: Recitativo-Fantasia
   Allegretto poco mosso

Born in Tel-Aviv to a family of musicians, Itamar Zorman began his violin studies at the age of six at the Israeli Conservatory of Music in Tel-Aviv. He received his Bachelor of Music from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and his Master's of Music from The Juilliard School in 2009, where he studied with Robert Mann and Sylvia Rosenberg. The recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust award, Zorman was also joint winner of the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition. As a chamber musician, Zorman has appeared at the Lincoln Center, Zankel and Weill Recital Halls in Carnegie Hall, and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. He is a founding member of the Israeli Chamber Project, and a member of the Lysander Piano Trio, with which he won the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Competition. Itamar Zorman plays on a 1734 Guarneri Del Jesù from the collection of Yehuda Zisapel.

Praised by The New York Times for her “thoughtful musicality” and “fleet-fingered panache,” Liza Stepanova is in demand as a soloist, collaborator, and educator. As a member of the Lysander Piano Trio, she won the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Competition and received the Grand Prize at the 2011 Coleman Competition. The Trio gave its Kaufman Center and Weill Hall recital debuts in 2014 to enthusiastic reviews. Stepanova’s first solo piano CD, recorded in New York City in 2018. The recording features music from Bach to Ligeti that was inspired by visual art. Stepanova has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at international festivals at Castleton, La Jolla, [email protected], Mostly Mozart, Copenhagen (Denmark), and Davos (Switzerland). Stepanova received her DMA from The Juilliard School with a Richard F. French Award for outstanding doctoral work. Following teaching positions at The Juilliard School and Smith College, she is currently an assistant professor of piano at the University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Itamar and Liza are married and have a 2 year who loves being on the road with mama and papa!

 

Itamar Zorman and Liza Stepanova appear by arrangement with Frank Salomon Associates.

Related products

Jordan Bak, viola & Jihye Chang, piano
September 18 at 4:00 P.M.

Bak was dazzling…he played with a full-bodied sound and exacting intonation and articulation.” – George Grella, New York Classical Review

Chang’s performance was exquisite and correct in every way while also wonderful artistic. It is truly refreshing to hear such a balance of technical prowess and beautiful lyricism.” – Bryan Reeves, Montgomery Advertiser

Click the button below to purchase tickets to the live event or the livestream/video. You will be emailed a password if you purchase a season passport or a livestream/video admission. There is a 15 to 20 minute intermission for the live/livestreamed event.
Dominic Cheli, piano
October 23 at 4:00 P.M.

“Able to ‘devour the piano – play anything’, Cheli’s playing (is) “spontaneous, yet perfect.’ It was the best of how a young person can play.”– Steven Brown, Symphony Magazine

Click the button below to purchase tickets to the live event or the livestream/video. You will be emailed a password if you purchase a season passport or a livestream/video admission. There is a 15 to 20 minute intermission for the live/livestreamed event.
Sinta Quartet, saxophone
January 22, 2023 at 4:00 P.M.

“…a tight-knit ensemble exploding with power and virtuosity and an un-concealable ambition to connect with its newly found listeners”Boston Musical Intelligencer

Click the button below to purchase tickets to the live event or the livestream/video. You will be emailed a password if you purchase a season passport or a livestream/video admission. There is a 15 to 20 minute intermission for the live/livestreamed event.
Jasper String Quartet, Special Valentine Fundraiser
February 17, 2023 at 7:00 P.M.

“…flawless in ensemble and intonation, expressively assured and beautifully balanced.” — Gramophone

Click the button below to purchase tickets to the live event. You may use your Season Passport for this event. Please consider making a donation to help us reach our fundraising goals for the 2022-23 Concert Season.
Coro Vocati, vocal ensemble
March 5, 2023 at 4:00 P.M.

“…soaring, evocative, bird flight, lush, tranquil, stirring.” – Jonathan Shipley, ArtsATL

Click the button below to purchase tickets to the live event or the livestream/video. You will be emailed a password if you purchase a season passport or a livestream/video admission. There is a 15 to 20 minute intermission for the live/livestreamed event.
Cuarteto Latinoamericano, string quartet
May 7, 2023 at 4:00 P.M.

“Any quartet we’re likely to hear will be hard pressed to equal, much less surpass, the playing of the Cuarteto Latinoamericano.” – Los Angeles Times

Click the button below to purchase tickets to the live event or the livestream/video. You will be emailed a password if you purchase a season passport or a livestream/video admission. There is a 15 to 20 minute intermission for the live/livestreamed event.