Midori, violin
Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

A visionary artist, activist, and educator whose unique career has transcended traditional boundaries, Midori has transfixed audiences around the world for over 35 years. Her first PCMS recital in a decade also features Lithuanian pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute in an intimate program of works by Dvořák, Mozart, and Brahms.

Note: Midori and Ieva Jokubaviciute perform in place of Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien. Tickets to the Ibragimova/Tiberghien recital will gain you entrance to the program with Midori/Jokubaviciute.

Dvořák: Sonatina in G Major, Op. 100
Mozart: Violin Sonata in F Major, K. 376
Brahms: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 108

The Artist(s)

Midori, violin
Midori was born in Osaka, Japan in 1971 and began her violin studies with her mother, Setsu Goto, after displaying a strong aptitude for music at an early age. In 1982, conductor Zubin Mehta invited the then 11-year-old Midori to perform with the New York Philharmonic in the orchestra’s annual New Year’s Eve concert. The standing ovation that followed her debut spurred Midori to pursue a major musical career at the highest level.… Read More
Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano
Lithuanian pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute’s powerfully and intricately crafted performances have earned her critical acclaim throughout North America and Europe. Her ability to communicate the essential substance of a work has led critics to describe her as possessing ‘razor-sharp intelligence and wit' and ‘subtle, complex, almost impossibly detailed and riveting in every way’ (Washington Post) and as ‘an artist of commanding technique,… Read More


Midori plays Bach's Chaconne, Partita No. 2
Watch Midori play Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto