On Saturday evening, February 7th at 7:30, the First Presbyterian Church Concert Series will present internationally known violin virtuoso, Dmitri Berlinsky with pianist Simona Frenkel as the third concert in the 2014-15 season. Mr. Berlinsky arrived on the International scene as the youngest winner in the history of the Paganini International Violin Competition. Subsequent triumphs at the Montreal International Violin Competition (Grand Prize), the International Tchaikovsky Competition and the Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels led to appearances with major orchestras in Europe, Russia, the Far East, North and South America. Mr. Berlinsky has performed in such major concert venues as Carnegie and Avery Fisher Halls in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Mariinsky Concert Hall, Leipzeig Gewandhause, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, and many other international concert halls. Simona Frenkel has established a reputation as a versatile international performer. She is a winner of numberous national and international competitions. She is in demand as a chamber musician and soloist in New York City, and is the Musical Director for the FPC Concert Series. The concert will feature works by Mozart, Mahler, Tchaikovsky and Ravel.
Located at 2880 Crompond Road (Rte 35/202) in Yorktown Heights, the concert will be held in the candlelit historic sanctuary. Suggest donation is $20. A reception follows in Fellowship Hall to meet the artists.