UAB Piano Series Presents Israeli Pianist Aviram Reichart on Oct. 6The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music will present Israeli pianist Aviram Reichert in the first performance of the 2013-2014 UAB Piano Series.
Reichert will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. On the program for Reichert’s UAB Piano Series performance are Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata and Piano Sonata, op. 109, and Scriabin’s Sonatas No. 5 and No. 9. Tickets are $15 general admission; $5 for UAB students. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets. Visit www.uab.edu/music.
Reichert is critically acclaimed for his intelligent interpretations, phenomenal technique and ravishing tone. He won the Bronze Medal at the 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 1997 and several major competitions in the Far East, France and Germany. His prize-winning participation in competitions in Japan and Korea brought him concert engagements in the Far East, performing with the Tokyo Symphony, the Tokyo Philharmonic, the NHK Symphony, the Korean Symphony orchestra and the Daegu Symphony Orchestra. He also has performed with the National Symphony of the Dominican Republic, major orchestras in South Africa and many orchestras in the United States.
Today, Reichert is a frequent soloist with the leading orchestras in his native Israel, including the Israel Philharmonic, Haifa Symphony, Israel Chamber Orchestra and Jerusalem Symphony.
By Shannon Thomason