Meet the Masters



This weekend, Eastman hosts two of the music world’s most famous performers: pianist Leon Fleisher (pictured above), who will perform the Brahms Piano Quintet with the Ying Quartet on Sunday afternoon’s Kilbourn Series chamber music concert; and violinist Itzhak Perlman (pictured below), who appears with conductor Neil Varon and the Eastman Philharmonia in Max Bruch’s G Minor Concerto on Saturday night in Kodak Hall (and who will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Rochester).

Both concerts are sold out, but there are opportunities to see both artists in person. Fleisher will give a master class tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Eastman East Wing 415. On Saturday, you can hear Perlman rehearse the Bruch concerto at 2 p.m. in Kodak Hall, followed by a Q&A with Itzhak Perlman and Dean Rossi. Seating will be available only on the orchestra level of Kodak Hall. Note that the two Itzhak Perlman events are only open to Faculty, Students, and Staff with a valid Eastman ID.