Dynamic Classical Duo to Close 2013-2014 Candler Concert Series

Inon Barnatan and Alisa Weilerstein

March 3, 2014

Alluring and passionate musicians Inon Barnatan and Alisa Weilerstein present an evening of classics at Emory University¿s Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8 p.m., closing the 2013-2014 Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series.

Pianist Inon Barnatan is widely recognized for refined, communicative, insightful playing that combines an extraordinary depth of musicianship and impeccable technique. His most recent album, ¿Darknesse Visible,¿ was named one of the top classical recordings of 2012 by the New York Times. In 2009, Barnatan was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.

American cellist Alisa Weilerstein has attracted widespread attention for playing that combines a natural virtuosic command and technical precision with impassioned musicianship. In September 2011 she was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship  (also known as the ¿genius grant¿). Together, these two artists offer an alluring and passionate musical event not to be missed.

The Emory program includes Debussy¿s Sonata for Cello and Piano, Schubert¿s Fantasia in C Major, D. 934, op.159, as well as works from Rachmaninoff and contemporary composer Lera Auerbach.

Tickets and additional information can be found online at arts.emory.edu, or by calling the Arts at Emory Box Office at 404-727-5050. General public tickets $40; discount category members $32; and $5 for Emory students.

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Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series
Each year the Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series brings internationally renowned artists to Emory University's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Candler artists range from large ensembles such as the New York Philharmonic and Taipei Chinese Orchestra to solo artists like violinist Hilary Hahn and baritone Thomas Hampson.