February 13, 2001

"Berick phrases with meticulous care, and the beauty of his full-bodied tone is ravishing."
--Montreal Gazette

Violinist Yehonatan Berick to perform Feb. 27

MIDDLEBURY, Vt.―Violinist Yehonatan Berick will perform unaccompanied in a free lunchtime recital at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Concert Hall of the Middlebury College Center for the Arts on South Main Street (Route 30). His program will consist of the Bach Partita 2 in D Minor and the Bela Bartok Solo Sonata.

A native of Israel now living in Montreal, Berick studied in Tel Aviv, Cincinnati, and New York, where he was a pupil of Dorothy Delay. He is currently Professor of Violin at McGill University in Montreal and performs widely in North America, Europe, and Israel. A performer at the Marlboro Festival, he has played with the ensemble Musicians from Marlboro at Middlebury College, as well as at Wigmore Hall in London, the Kennedy Center and the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., the Ford Centre in Toronto, the Metropolitan Museum in New York City, and the Louvre Museum in Paris.

Berick is the sixth offering of the Brainerd Commons Presents! Series, which is supported by the Christian A. Johnson Foundation. Brainerd Commons is part of the Middlebury College commons system, which divides the campus into five groups of dorms housing approximately 400 students each.

For more information about the concert, please contact the office of Brainerd Commons at 803-443-3321.

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