An Evening with Avi Avital

Thursday, January 10, 2013 7:30PM
Mizel Arts & Culture Center

An Evening with Avi Avital
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Avi Avital, mandolin

VIVALDI / Mandolin Concerto in C major
J. S. BACH / Concerto in D minor for Piano
AVNER DORMAN / Mandolin Concerto J. S. BACH / Concerto in A Minor

“Everything you never dreamt a mandolin could do…truly breathtaking…
— Haaretz Daily

Spend an evening with virtuoso mandolinist Avi Avital and the musicians of the Colorado Symphony featuring Israeli composer Avner Dorman’s Mandolin Concerto. Recognized by The New York Times for his "exquisitely sensitive playing" and “stunning agility,” GRAMMY® nominated Avi Avital is one of the world’s most exciting and entrepreneurial young musicians.

Israeli born Avi Avital is internationally regarded for his performances at venues including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, KKL Luzern, Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing and Wigmore Hall in London. Avi Avital is the first mandolin player to receive a GRAMMY® nomination in the category “Best Instrumental Soloist” for his recording of Avner Dorman’s Mandolin Concerto with Andrew Cyr and the Metropolis Ensemble and has won numerous competitions and awards.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear an amazing virtuoso mandolin player concertize with some of Colorado’s finest string players in an intimate setting.

Click here for more information from the Mizel Arts & Culture Center website or call 303-316-6360.