Music in Mind: Yehonatan Berick, violin
Internationally renowned since becoming a prizewinner at the 1993 Naumburg Violin Competition, Yehonatan Berick enjoys a busy concert schedule as soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and pedagogue, throughout North America, Europe and Israel. Berick's many ambitious recital programs feature one-day performances of such cycles as Bach’s complete sonatas and partitas, Paganini’s 24 Caprices, Ysaÿe's Six Sonatas for solo violin, as well as complete sonata cycles by Brahms, Beethoven, Schumann and Grieg. He is joined by piano professor Rita Sloan for an all-Brahms program. He currently holds the position of Professor of Violin at the University of Ottawa and Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto.