Boris Giltburg, piano

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

This concert is part of the Elaine Kligerman Piano Recital Series. You can subscribe to this series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

This concert is supported in part by the Adele & John Gray Endowment Fund, in honor of Gideon Paz

For his debut recital with the Society, Boris Giltburg offers towering sonatas by Beethoven and Liszt before concluding with Rachmaninov’s 13 Preludes, Op. 32, which Giltburg describes as “a set of fully developed, standalone small worlds, complete within themselves.” The Moscow-born Israeli pianist has gained recognition as a leading interpreter of Rachmaninov. “His originality stems from a convergence of heart and mind, served by immaculate technique and motivated by a deep and abiding love for one of the 20th century’s greatest composer-pianists” (Gramophone).

Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Liszt: Sonata in B Minor
Rachmaninov: 13 Preludes, Op. 32

The Artist(s)

Boris Giltburg
Boris Giltburg, piano
The Moscow-born, Israeli pianist is lauded across the globe as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter. Critics have praised his “singing line, variety of touch and broad dynamic palette capable of great surges of energy” (Washington Post) as well as his impassioned, narrative-driven approach to performance: “the interplay of spiritual calm and emphatic engagement is gripping,… Read More


Boris Giltburg | Beethoven: Sonata No. 31, Op. 110
Boris Giltburg | Rachmaninov: 10 Preludes, Op. 23