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February 29, 2012
Tchaikovsky competition winner to perform in Grass Valley


You've earned serious cred when you win the International Tchaikovsky Competition.

Past winners include pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy, violinist Gidon Kremer and vocalist Deborah Voigt.

And now the young violinist Itamar Zorman is one of them. He will appear March 18 in Grass Valley as part of local presenter InSierra's concert series.

The 28-year-old Zorman, a recent Juilliard grad in its Masters violin program, has won numerous awards and scholarships and has performed throughout the world with orchestras, chamber and solo recitals.

Zorman will perform Messaien's "Thème et variations," Schumann's "Sonata No. 1 in A minor, "Schubert's "Rondo brilliant in B minor," Saint-Saëns' "Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso," and Chausson's "Poéme," with pianist Euntaek Kim.

Itamar Zorman - 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition winner
WHEN: 2 p.m., March 18, (1:15 p.m. pre-concert forum)
WHERE: Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Road, Grass Valley
TICKETS: $24 (17 and under free, with adult)
INFORMATION: (530) 273-3990;

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