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October Performances with the New York Philharmonic

Embarking on the second of his three seasons as the New York Philharmonic’s first Artist-in-Association – an appointment that involves performances in both subscription concerts and chamber performances, and acting as ambassador for the orchestra —Inon Barnatan launches the season on Friday, October 9 in Ann Arbor playing Beethoven’s Piano concerto No. 1 with the orchestra and its […]

Looking forward to the 2015-16 Season

In the 2015-16 season, Inon Barnatan embarks on his second season as Artist-in-Association with the New York Philharmonic, performing Mozart under Jaap van Zweden, Beethoven under Music Director Alan Gilbert, Saint-Saëns on New Year’s Eve, and Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Other upcoming highlights include Inon’s Walt Disney Concert Hall debut […]

First Recording with Alisa Weilerstein Coming from Decca October 2

With cellist and longtime exclusive recital partner Alisa Weilerstein, on October 2 Inon releases an album of monumental cello sonatas by Chopin and Rachmaninov. This is the first collaborative album by the duo, who “play with a dazzling technique and a level of communication and expression so clear that they can practically finish each other’s phrases” (Boston Classical Review). […]

Messiaen’s Des canyons aux étoiles at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 

On Sunday, August 23, Inon Barnatan joins conductor Alan Gilbert and and and ensemble of 43 musicians — the largest group ever gathered at the festival for a single work — for a performance of Messiaen’s ecstatic Des canyons aux étoiles (“From the Canyons to the Stars”). This epic, twelve-movement masterpiece, inspired by the natural beauty of Utah’s Bryce […]

Inon Barnatan – First Artist-in-Association of NY Philharmonic – Makes Concerto Debut with Gilbert and Orchestra in Ravel – (March 19–24)

A major new partnership designed to foster a deeper and more rounded relationship between soloist and orchestra, the three-season Philharmonic appointment represents an all-too-rare opportunity.  Read more 

Wall Street Journal – Fall Forward: Insiders’ Picks for the Arts & Entertainment Season

I think SubCulture is a really cool and fantastic addition to New York. It has this downtown/uptown blend, where you have a downtown club feel but still have concentration and focus. Between now and Sept. 27 they have “PianoFest.” I like the variety—that classical and jazz and folk are equally likely to have an evening […]