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Press Release: Inon Barnatan Releases Beethoven Concerto Cycle, Performs with Chicago and Cincinnati Symphonies and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Tours Europe and the U.S. with Alisa Weilerstein in 2019-20

Pianist Inon Barnatan – honored as one of WQXR’s “19 for 19” influential musicians to watch this year and a longtime critical favorite in the works of Beethoven – pays homage to the revolutionary Classical master this season in honor of the 250th anniversary of his birth. With frequent collaborator Alan Gilbert conducting London’s Academy […]

Inon Performs in Ulster Orchestra’s Season Finale

 On May 24, Inon Barnatan joins the Ulster Orchestra to perform in their Season Finale. After touring the US with friend and collaborator Alisa Weilerstein in their Transfigured Nights chamber ensemble, Inon joins forces with Alisa’s husband Rafael Payare in his last program as Music Director in Ulster. With Payare and the orchestra, Inon performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20. The program also […]

Inon at Mostly Mozart 2018

Following his acclaimed 2016 debut, Inon Barnatan returns this August to Lincoln Center’s annual Mostly Mozart summer festival.   For four evenings from August 9-12, Inon joins the Ariel Quartet and bassist Timothy Cobb for a performance of Schubert’s beloved “Trout” Quintet that anchors the world premiere production of The Trout by the Mark Morris Dance Group, whose much-decorated founding director has […]

Festivals this July across the US

This July, Inon Barnatan appears at renowned festivals across the US. On July 7, Inon presents Saint-Saëns’s Second Piano Concerto with the Bellingham Festival Orchestra. In the state of Washington, Inon also makes his way to the Seattle Chamber Music Society on July 9 & 11. First, in a solo recital, Inon presents Rachmaninoff’s 6 […]

Inon Barnatan Plays Eight Concertos and Two Solo Recital Programs on Three Continents This Summer; Highlights Include Asian Tour and Returns to National Symphony Orchestra and London’s BBC Proms

“One of the most admired pianists of his generation” (New York Times), Inon Barnatan showcases his extraordinary range this summer. In appearances on three continents, he plays two thoughtfully curated recital programs, a wealth of chamber music, and eight concertos spanning more than 200 years. Orchestral highlights include Gershwin’s Concerto in F with the Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä, both […]

Southern premiere of Fletcher piano concerto

After wrapping up six days of chamber music at the inimitable Spoleto Festival USA, Inon Barnatan gives the Southern premiere of Alan Fletcher’s piano concerto in two performances with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on June 7 & 9. In these performances, Barnatan – who has premiered and championed works by living composers, including Thomas Adès, Sebastian Currier, Avner Dorman, Matthias Pintscher, […]

On tour in Japan and Korea

This June, Inon Barnatan travels to Japan and Korea. Inon begins in Takasaki, Japan on June 16, where he joins the Gunma Symphony Orchestra for an all-Brahms program. He performs the Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, which is then followed by the Schoenberg orchestration of the Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor. Naoto Otomo […]

May Concerts with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

From May 6-8, Inon Barnatan performs with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in concerts of Fauré and Beethoven – he is joined onstage by violinist Augustin Hadelich, violist Matthew Lipman, and cellist Clive Greensmith.   Together, they highlight a curated program titled “Tempest in C minor,” presenting the Beethoven Piano Trio in C […]

Inon Barnatan Joins La Jolla Music Society as Fourth SummerFest Music Director

Inon Barnatan will be the fourth Music Director of the La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest, taking over the role in 2019, following current Music Director Cho-Liang Lin. Barnatan’s tenure at SummerFest will begin during the festival’s first season in residence at the The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, slated to open in spring 2019.

On Tour with Minnesota Orchestra

Since celebrating 2018 with back-to-back performances on New Year’s Eve and Day, Inon Barnatan returns to join the Minnesota Orchestra, this time on tour. Together, they perform in Bloomington, IN (Jan 23), Urbana, IL (Jan 25), and Chicago (Jan 28). Barnatan performs Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto, in a program bookended by Sibelius’s En Saga and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. […]