La Jolla Music Society SummerFest Embarks on First Season Under Music Director Inon Barnatan, Highlighted by the Groundbreaking “Synergy Initiative” (Aug 2-23)

This summer, the La Jolla Music Society SummerFest marks its first season under Music Director Inon Barnatan, who has been a favorite performer in the festival since his first appearance there in 2012 and takes the helm as only the fourth Music Director in the event’s history. In his inaugural season, Barnatan pushes the boundaries of the acclaimed chamber […]

Performing with BSO and Thomas Adès at Tanglewood

This August, Inon Barnatan joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra in their summer residence at Tanglewood. Inon joins the BSO and conductor Thomas Adès for Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto on August 11. With the backdrop of the scenic Massachusetts Berkshires, the afternoon program also hears Ives’s Three Places in New England and Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony. For more info, click here.

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 […]

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest 2019

This summer, music director Inon Barnatan leads his inaugural SummerFest at La Jolla Music Society. The SummerFest Opening Night takes place on August 2, featuring a roster of star artists including Benjamin Beilman, Stefan Jackiw, Anthony McGill, and Alisa Weilerstein. For the evening, Inon curates a collection of short pieces and movements spanning more than 300 years into a single suite. The evening also includes a world première by pianist and […]

Transfigured Nights US Tour in May

Inon Barnatan reunites with Sergey Khachatryan, Alisa Weilerstein, and Colin Currie for US performances of their Transfigured Nights chamber music program. On May 6, Inon and friends perform at the Harris Theater Chicago, with a program of works by Beethoven and Shostakovich, anchored by the piano trio version of Schoenberg’s Transfigured Nights.  Inon, Sergey, Alisa, and Colin appear at the Virginia Arts Festival in Norfolk on May 8, […]

Performing at Chamber Music Society

On April 28, Inon Barnatan returns to New York to perform at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Inon joins forces with violinist Cho-Liang Lin, violist Paul Neubauer, cellist Jakob Koranyi, and clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois for an evening of works by and inspired by Mendelssohn. While spotlighting the composer’s Lied ohne Worte for Cello and Piano and Second Trio in C minor, […]

Performances with Australian Chamber Orchestra

This April, Inon Barnatan joins the Australian Chamber Orchestra on their spring US tour. With the orchestra, Inon highlights Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major. On April 7, Inon joins the orchestra at the Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg, VA. Led by artistic director Richard Tognetti, the program also hears a new work by […]

Inon Opens Conrad in La Jolla

April sees newly minted La Jolla SummerFest Music Director Inon Barnatan at the opening of the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center. The Conrad opens on April 5 at the La Jolla Music Society. As part of the opening gala, Inon appears onstage with former SummerFest Music Directors Cho-Liang Lin, David Finckel, Wu Han and Heiichiro Ohyama. On April 11, Inon joins forces with the San […]

Performances with New World Symphony and Osmo Vänskä

This March, Inon Barnatan makes his way to Florida, where he joins the New World Symphony in Miami. Inon performs Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor with the orchestra on March 8 & 9. Onstage, he reunites with conductor Osmo Vänskä. The concerts also hear Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony and Kaija Saariaho’s Winter Sky. Click here for more info.

Concerts with Israel Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert

This February, Inon Barnatan reunites with friend and frequent collaborator Alan Gilbert, along with the Israel Philharmonic.   In Tel Aviv, Inon, Alan, and the orchestra explore Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto, in programs bookended by Anders Hillborg’s Exquisite Corpse and Nielsen’s Third Symphony (Feb 17, 19) and by Weber’s Oberon Overture and Dvorak’s “New World” Symphony (Feb 21).   […]