Violinist Midori and Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet | Photo courtesy of the Philharmonic Society

Join KUSC for our January Classic Event with the Philharmonic Society as Grammy Award-winning violinist Midori and renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet team up for a series of concerts covering all ten of Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas. An exclusive West Coast engagement of this complete cycle, the opening concert of the cycle showcases Sonata Nos. 2, 3 and 9 (“Kreutzer”) on Friday, January 31 at 8 PM at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Arrive early for a pre-concert lecture by KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen at 7pm.

Hailed as one of the violin’s most “intense, assured and polished’’ (The Washington Times) performers, Midori is a visionary artist, activist, and educator whose career has transcended traditional boundaries through her relentless drive to explore and build connections between music and the human experience. For three decades, Jean-Yves Thibaudet has performed around the world and recorded more than 50 albums, with a depth and natural charisma that have made him one of today’s most sought-after soloists. Join Classical KUSC for our next Classic Event!

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