Famous musicians to perform Beethoven at the Rector's Palace

Date created: 20.08.2015.

Renowned pianist Itamar Golan and violinist Guy Braunstein will perform Beethoven's symphonies on Thursday, August 20th at 9.30 pm at the Rector's Palace Atrium as a part of the Vip programme of the 66th Dubrovnik Summer Festival.

Well known to the festival audience, pianist Itamar Golan was born in Vilna, and he emigrated with his parents to Israel as a one-year-old  where he learned to play the piano.  As a soloist, he performed with Israel and Berlin philharmonics under Zubin Mehta and participated at the worlds most famous music festivals, including multiple festivals at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. He studied at the NEC in Boston under Leonard Shure and Patricia Zander along with chamber music under Chaim Taub.

Violinist Guy Braunstein was born in Tel Aviv. He studied the violin under Chaim Taub and later under Glenn Dicterow and Pinchas Zuckerman in New York. He worked as a professor of music at the Berlin university of arts and as a music director of Rolandseck festival in Germany. In 2000 he was named the youngest concert maestro of the Berlin philharmonics which is a function he still obtains.

At the concert in the Rector's Palace, Braunstein and Golan will perform Sonata No. 3 in Es major, Sonata No. 9 in a minor and Sonata No. 10 in G major by Ludwig van Beethoven.