Palisades Symphony Presents Brahms, Glinka and Tchaikovsky, April 9

The Palisades Symphony Orchestra will perform its fifth free concert of the season on Sunday, April 9, featuring Dennis Karmazyn on cello and his son, Maxwell Karmazyn on violin, playing Brahms’ “Double Concerto for Violin and Cello” under the baton of Music Director Joel Lish.

In addition, the orchestra will perform the “Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla” by Glinka and “Symphony No. 2” by Tchaikovsky.

Dennis Karmazyn is a world class cellist who made his professional debut as a soloist with the L.A. Philharmonic at the age of 16. He went on to receive a full scholarship to study at the Paris Conservatory of Music and later, received another full scholarship from the University of Southern California to participate in the Master Class of legendary cellist Gregor Piatigorsky. He currently sits principal cello for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

His son, Maxwell Karmazyn, violinist, received the top scholarship award of the Palisades Symphony, the Alfred Newman Memorial Award, in 2012, while still at Crossroads School. In his solo debut at the age of 20, he performed the Brahms Double Concerto. He arranged the Theme from Schindler’s List for violin and cello, which he premiered with his father and the California Philharmonic. He has also performed as a violinist with Andrea Bocelli, Earth Wind and Fire, Steely Dan and Sergio Mendes, and composes for both film and the stage.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., at Palisades High School Mercer Hall.

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