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Yefim Bronfman Opens Shriver Hall's 50th Season

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Prokofiev, Concertos / Sonatas, Y. Bronfman
(Sony, 2013)
Charles T. Downey, Pianist Yefim Bronfman performs Prokofiev sonatas
Washington Post, September 22
Among the concert-presenting organizations marking significant anniversaries, Shriver Hall opened its 50th season in Baltimore on Sunday evening. Pianist Yefim Bronfman did the honors, with a recital centered on the first four sonatas of Prokofiev, one of his specialties. Some musical luminaries were in the audience for the occasion, including violinist Hilary Hahn and pianist Leon Fleisher, Bronfman’s onetime teacher.

The program was an abridged version of the complete Prokofiev piano sonata cycle that Bronfman is playing around the world this season, generally spaced over three evenings... [Continue reading]
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Music by Prokofiev, Schumann
Shriver Hall

Lawrence A. Johnson, Bronfman ignites a Prokofiev storm at Ravinia (Chicago Classical Review, August 12)

John von Rhein, Bronfman begins his Prokofiev sonata cycle in grand Russian manner (Chicago Tribune, August 12)

Charles T. Downey, Magdalena Kožená at Shriver Hall (Washington Post, February 19, 2013)

Michael Lodico, Yefim Bronfman at Strathmore (Ionarts, March 4, 2012)

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