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La Jolla SummerFest 2022: Under the Influence!

La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest returns to The Conrad, expanded to four glorious weeks! Music Director Inon Barnatan has created an ambitious program, evocatively titled “Under the Influence,” exploring the muses that seduced and inspired some of the greatest composers in musical history. During the Festival, we’ll hear the magnetic effect of Wagner and J.S. […]

2022 Summer Season Announced

Inon Barnatan’s exciting summer season has just been announced! It includes a return to the Spoleto, Caramoor, Lanaudiere, Aspen and Seattle CMS festivals, performances with the San Francisco Symphony and his first performance at the Grand Tetons Music Festival. Of course, the festival culminates in La Jolla SummerFest, of which Inon is music director, expanded […]

Recitals with Renee Fleming

Inon rejoins soprano Renee Fleming in April, May and June, 2022, for a series of recitals, exploring repertoire spanning 300 years. They will appear in Madison, WI, Baton Rouge, LA, and Cedar Falls, IA. Pictured, Renee Fleming and Inon barnatan on stage at Carnegie Hall in 2017 (Photo by Chris Lee)

New album release! Time Traveler’s Suite

Following up on his Pentatone releases of Beethoven’s complete piano concertos with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Alan Gilbert, Inon Barnatan’s newest offering on the label is Time Traveler’s Suite, a journey through time and space that redefines the Baroque suite by combining movements of Bach, Handel, Rameau and Couperin with more recent works by Ravel, Barber, Adès and Ligeti (released Nov 5). The program culminates in Brahms’s ingenious Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel. Long known as a thoughtful and compelling curator, Barnatan has been […]

Announced: Upcoming online performances in 2021

Join Inon in March and April 2021 for a wealth of online performances of Mozart, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Florence Price and Matthias Pintscher piano concertos with Boston, Pittsburgh, New Jersey and Albany Symphony Orchestras, the New World Symphony, Music of the Baroque ensemble in Chicago, and in duo and chamber music performances with Alisa Weilerstein and […]

March Recitals in the UK

This March, Inon Barnatan travels to the UK to perform two recitals featuring the works of Mendelssohn, Stevenson, Gershwin, and Schubert. The first of these recitals is on March 4 at the Oxford Playhouse. Inon then travels to London, where he performs at Wigmore Hall on March 5. Featured on these recitals are Mendelssohn’s Song […]

Beethoven Akademie 1808 in Cincinnati

On February 29 & March 1, Inon Barnatan joins the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and conductor Louis Langrée for a recreation of Beethoven’s 1808 Akademie concert. Inon Barnatan performs Piano Concerto No. 4 and Choral Fantasy, which were premiered by Beethoven himself before he retired as a concert pianist. The CSO also presents Symphonies 5 and […]

Andrew Norman’s Suspend in Grand Rapids

On February 14 & 15, Inon Barnatan joins the Grand Rapids Symphony and conductor Marcelo Leninger to perform Suspend by Andrew Norman, a new fantasy for piano and orchestra. The program begins with Tragic Overture by Brahms and ends with Schubert’s Ninth Symphony, also famously known as “The Great.” For more info, click here.

Beethoven in Barcelona

February 5–7, Inon Barnatan joins cellist Alisa Weilerstein and violinist Guy Braunstein for Beethoven’s magnificent Triple Concerto as part of the Beethoven250 Festival presented by the Orquestra Simfónica de Barcelona. Find tickets here. Listen here to Inon’s recording of the Triple with Alisa and Stefan Jackiw.

Inon Performs Solo Recital at Carnegie Hall

On November 14, Inon Barnatan makes his solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall. At Zankel Hall, Inon explores the theme of “Songs Without Words,” combining works by Mendelssohn and Ronald Stevenson with Schubert and Gershwin. Inon then brings this program to the first of his two recitals at Portland Piano International (Nov 16), and next […]