Steinway Piano Recital: Simone Lamsma and Julia Siciliano
Sunday, March 17th, 2019 | 3:00pm
Experience a recital featuring violinist, Simone Lamsma, performing with award-winning concert pianist, Julia Siciliano on the Cranbrook House 1929 Steinway & Sons Concert Grand Piano. The duo will perform a selection of Brahms and Ravel. Simone Lamsma is a rising Dutch star, who at only 33 years old, has performed with most of the top orchestras in the world!
Doors open at 2:45pm.
The recital will run approximately 45-60 minutes.
Admission includes a $15 tax-deductible donation to the Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary Endowment Fund.
Advance registration is required by Friday, March 15, 2019 at 12:00pm as seating is limited. To make a reservation, please call 248.645.3149 or register online through the link below. All reservations are final - no refunds.
This is a non-ticketed event. Please check-in at the Cranbrook House Reception Hall with the name used to register.
About Simone Lamsma
Dutch violinist Simone Lamsma is respected by critics, peers and audiences as one of classical music's most striking and captivating musical personalities. With an extensive repertoire of over 60 Violin Concertos, Simone's recent seasons have seen her perform with many of the world's leading orchestras.
In November 2018, Simone made her highly succesful debut with the New York Philharmonic under Jaap van Zweden. Other highlights include debuts with the Detroit Symphony, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Sydney Symphony, and returns to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic, RTE National Symphony, and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo. Her recent recital appearances include debuts in London's Wigmore Hall and New York's Carnegie Hall. In May 2018, Simone was invited by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands to perform during their ofﬁcial state visit to Luxembourg.
Simone's most recent recording featuring Shostakovich's first violin concerto and Gubaidulina's 'In Tempus praesens' with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic under James Gafﬁgan and Reinbert de Leeuw was released on Challenge Classics in 2017 and received high accolades from the press.
Simone plays the "Mlynarski" Stradivarius (1718), on generous loan to her by an anonymous benefactor.
Photograph by Otto van den Toorn
About Julia Siciliano
Award-winning concert pianist, Julia Siciliano has been heralded as a musician with “fabulous creative power” by the Bonn General-Anzeiger. Julia has become a well-respected and anticipated rising talent on the world stage, being invited as a solo artist by many prestigious orchestras, and festivals, most recently with the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. She has an active performing career in both solo and chamber music capacities in stages across the globe. Julia has performed multiple times live on Chicago radio station WFMT, Cincinnati Music Hall, the Bulgarian Consulate in New York City, Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City, Iowa, Teatro Nacional of Gautemala, Teatro Falcone Borsellino in Ragusa, Italy, Parvis de l’église Notre-Dame d’Espérance in Cannes, Deutsche Telekom Headquarters in Bonn, Auditorio Joaquin Rodrigo in Las Rozas de Madrid, Rachmaninov Hall in Moscow, and Kioi Hall in Tokyo.
A Detroit area native, Julia is the artistic director for the Pleyel Series at the Scarab Club, as well as the Steinway Piano Recital Series at Cranbrook House & Gardens.
Location and Parking Cranbrook House 380 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304