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Washington Debut of Tomer Gewirtzman

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Rachmaninoff, Piano Sonatas, N. Lugansky
(Naïve, 2012)
Charles T. Downey, A young virtuoso makes his D.C. debut
Washington Post, November 11
Israeli pianist Tomer Gewirtzman, 25, one of the six winners of the Young Concert Artists auditions in New York on Saturday, made his Washington debut Monday evening, hosted by the Embassy of Israel under the auspices of the Embassy Series. His concert highlighted both formidable virtuosity and stylistic sensitivity.

Pieces by Bach and Haydn seemed to show an awareness of historically informed performance practice and the sounds of both the harpsichord and the fortepiano. Gewirtzman kept his foot off the sustaining pedal for Bach’s Toccata in E Minor, BWV 914... [Continue reading]
Tomer Gewirtzman, piano
Embassy Series
Embassy of Israel

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