Concert with Israeli Pianist Yoni Levyatov to Benefit the American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter
Sunday, Jun 03, 2012 7:30 PM PDT
- Sunday, Jun 03, 2012 9:00 PM PDT
Le Petit Trianon Theatre, San Jose, CA
Pictured above, Maestro Yoni Levyatov
On Sun., June 3rd, a benefit concert will be performed by sensational Russian-born Israeli pianist and Gold Medal winner of the 2011 International Russian Music Piano Competition, Yoni Levyatov. The concert will be held at Le Petit Trianon Theatre in downtown San Jose, an intimate venue with great acoustics and a Steinway D Piano. Yoni will perform works by Bach, Schumann, Prokofiev and Chopin, along with a very entertaining modern composition by Frederic Rzewski.
This promises to be one unforgettable evening of music with half of all proceeds from ticket sales benefitting the American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter. A disaster occurs every 68 hours in Santa Clara County, and volunteers from the Silicon Valley Chapter provide food, clothing, shelter and emotional support for local residents in need.
What: Benefit Concert with Israeli Pianist Yoni Levyatov
When: Sun., June 3rd, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Le Petit Trianon Theatre, 75 N. 5th St. (½ block from the new City Hall). Free parking is conveniently located directly across the street from theatre in a well-lighted parking facility.
Tickets: $25: General Admission; $20: Students/Seniors; $50:VIP (includes private wine tasting and chocolate sampling with artist following concert).
About Yoni Levyatov:
Yoni Levyatov is a gifted Russian-born, Israeli pianist and composer. He comes from a musical family with his mother also a pianist and his father a choral director. Yoni graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in 2005 and in 2006, made his Lincoln Center recital debut at Alice Tully Hall.
His many concert appearances worldwide have included performances at Steinway Hall and the United Nations in New York City; Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia and the Jerusalem Music Center in Israel.
Among his numerous prizes and awards, Mr. Levyatov won the Silver Medal at the 2008 International Bosendorfer Piano Competition and in 2011, the Gold Medal at the International Russian Music Piano Competition, in San Jose, California.
About the American Red Cross Silicon ValleyChapter:
The American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter is a non-profit, humanitarian organization that depends on the generous contributions of time and money from Santa Clara County residents and companies to provide services and programs that help our community prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. For more information on disaster preparedness, health and safety classes, volunteer opportunities, and financial contributions, visit our website at www.siliconvalley-redcross.org or call us at 1-877-727-6771. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.