2017 Van Cliburn Silver Medalist: Kenny BrobergMarch 31, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Orvis Auditorium
2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist, Kenny Broberg, performs at University of Hawaiâ€˜i at MÄnoaâ€™s Orvis Auditorium on March 31at 7:30 P.M. as part of his 2017-2018 debut season recital tour. Tickets may be purchased online at http://outreach.hawaii.edu/community/ or over the phone by calling 808-956-8246.
Brobergâ€™s performance in Honolulu will be his last stop in his tour in HawaiÊ»i, which also includes performances in Maui and Big Island. The Texas Classical Review said that Brobergâ€™s performance at the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition showed â€œan imaginative shaping of themes, revelation of inner voices, and an unfailing sense of momentumâ€. Audiences do not have to be fans of classical music to become inspired by Broberg as he brings forth his skills and passion for the piano.
To see Brobergâ€™s performance of Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 from the final round concerto of the Cliburn, please visit https://www.cliburn.org/media/?id=7405.
Food will be available for purchase before the show while audiences can enjoy some pre-show entertainment.
About Kenny Broberg: The first musician in his family, Broberg started piano lessons at age 6, when he was first fascinated by his motherâ€™s uprightâ€”a wedding gift from her parents. He studied for nine years with Dr. Joseph Zins before entering the University of Houstonâ€™s Moores School of Music, where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree with Nancy Weems in 2016. He currently resides in Parkville, Missouri, under the guidance of 2001 Cliburn Gold Medalist Stanislav Ioudenitch at Park University. About UH Presents: University of Hawaiâ€˜i Presents (UHP) brings to Hawaiâ€˜i artists from the mainland, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Workshops, master classes, and lecture-demonstrations are arranged to maximize the educational value of the productions. UHP works closely with the Performing Arts Presenters of Hawaiâ€˜i and other organizations across the state. For more information, please visit http://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/community/.
Outreach College Community Services, Mānoa Campus
(808) 956-8246, http://outreach.hawaii.edu/community/
Saturday, March 31
2017 Van Cliburn Silver Medalist: Kenny BrobergMānoa Campus, Orvis Auditorium