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Magdalene Kozena, mezzo-soprano and Yefim Bronfman, piano

Music review: Bronfman, Bringuier and L.A. Phil energize the Bowl

Yefim Bronfman is known far and wide as a pianist who relishes a tough workout, whether in one of the established monster pieces of the past or some newly concocted obstacle course by Esa-Pekka Salonen or Magnus Lindberg. But as in strenuous athletics, things can happen.
It happened to Bronfman… Read More >

Serenity That Barely Masks the Passion and the Whimsy

Yefim Bronfman, an accomplished, admired and much-traveled pianist, did not have the best 2011, it would seem. The last time he was scheduled to present a solo recital at Carnegie Hall, almost a year ago, he canceled because of exhaustion. In October he missed an Oregon engagement because of an ear… Read More >

Classical review: Magdalena Kozená, Yefim Bronfman

NO-ONE can accuse mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozená and her rock-solid Israeli accompanist Yefim Bronfman of selling the traditional line to Saturday’s Usher Hall audience. Instead they delivered an intriguing set of songs by Musorgsky, Shostakovich, Ravel, Rachmaninov and Bartók, none of… Read More >