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Zlatomir Fung and Benjamin Hochman
Friday, October 8, 2021 8:00PM
Renée & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall 615 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Henry T. and Elizabeth Segerstrom Foundation Select Series
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR PERKINSON: Lamentations: Black/Folk Song Suite for solo cello
BARTÓK: Rhapsody No. 1 for Cello and Piano
FRANCK: Sonata in A major for Cello and Piano
Celebrate the Philharmonic Society's opening night with International Tchaikovsky Competition Cello winner (2019) Zlatomir Fung and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, pianist Benjamin Hochman, in a recital featuring Franck's famous Sonata in A major, Bartók's Rhapsody No. 1, and more.
The first American in four decades and youngest musician ever to win First Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition Cello Division (2019), Zlatomir Fung has already proven himself to be a star among the next generation of world-class musicians. Of Bulgarian-Chinese heritage, Zlatomir Fung began playing cello at age three. Fung currently studies at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Richard Aaron and Timothy Eddy.
Jerusalem-born pianist and conductor Benjamin Hochman’s eloquent and virtuosic performances blend artistic bravura with poetic interpretation. Winner of the 2011 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Mr. Hochman has established an international musical presence. Benjamin Hochman’s latest album on Avie Records, Variations, was named byThe New York Timesone of the Best Classical Music Recordings of 2015. Currently on the piano faculty of Bard College Conservatory of Music, Mr. Hochman is a Steinway Artist.
The cellist showed a mastery of his instrument that was truly a thing to behold... He executed his pure talent, maneuvering the strings with exquisite control as he created his own musical mosaic.
Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to attend all indoor gatherings. Masks are mandatory at all times for all persons including during the entire performance. Before you visit, please visit our Health & Safety Protocols page, which may be altered as new guidance is issued.
We are offering socially distanced seating sections for concerts. Please contact our Patron Services Department to request socially distanced seating.