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Stefan Jackiw, violin and Anna Polonsky, piano

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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After Stefan Jackiw’s Kimmel Center recital debut in the fall of 2015 with Jeremy Denk in a magnificent evening of all four Ives violin sonatas, PCMS audiences pleaded that we bring back this über-talented artist as soon as possible. The Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient’s second appearance on the Perelman Theater stage also spotlights the stunningly-talented pianist Anna Polonsky in a program featuring a Philadelphia premiere by Boston native David Fulmer, as well as two of the Brahms violin sonatas—extraordinary masterpieces that occupy their own rarefied worlds of elegant construction, romantic sweep, and exquisite beauty.

C. Schumann: Three Romances, Op. 22
Brahms: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 108
Fulmer: They Turned Their Channeled Faces to the Sky [Philadelphia Premiere]
Brahms: Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78

Stefan Jackiw, violin

Violinist Stefan Jackiw is recognized as one of his generation’s most significant artists, captivating audiences with playing that combines poetry and purity with an impeccable technique. Hailed for playing of "uncommon musical substance" that is “striking for its intelligence and sensitivity” (Boston Globe), Jackiw has appeared as soloist with the Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York,.

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Anna Polonsky, piano

Anna Polonsky is widely in demand as a soloist and chamber musician. She has appeared with the Moscow Virtuosi, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, and many others. Ms. Polonsky has collaborated with the Guarneri, Orion,.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info