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Young Concert Artists: Jonathan Swenson, cello

Mar 03 | Tue | 7:30 pm | $10 and up
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Up-and-coming 22-year-old Danish-American cellist Jonathan Swensen fell in love with the cello at 6 after hearing the Elgar concerto with his father, Joseph Swensen, conducting. In 2018, he won First Prize in both the YCA International Auditions and the Khachaturian Cello Competition, which brought him a concerto appearance with the Yerevan Symphony Orchestra. His numerous YCA winnings include the Buffalo Chamber Music Society Prize, the Embassy Series Prize (Washington, D.C.), and performances at Germany's Usedom Music Festival. PROGRAM BEETHOVEN - Seven variations on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen" in E-flat major, WoO 46 LIGETI - Sonata for solo cello STRAVINSKY - Suite Italienne for cello and piano FRANCK - Sonata in A major, M. 8

Venue: Merkin Hall

129 West 67th Street Map