Lane Series Presents: Juho Pohjonen, piano
Celebrated as one of Scandanavia’s most outstanding pianists, Juho Pohjonen has received widespread acclaim for his intensity, thoughtfulness, profound musicianship, and distinctive interpretations of a broad range of repertoire. Pohjonen has won several prizes, including the 2009 Klavier Festival Ruhr Scholarship, and First Prize at the 2004 Nordic Piano Competition and the 2000 International Young Artists Concerto Competition. He has performed with major orchestras, festivals, and chamber ensembles, as well as in recital in major halls around the world. He has most recently debuted with the Cleveland Orchestra, Vancouver and Baltimore Symphonies, and with chamber programs at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and the Library of Congress. His newest recording features the music of Chopin, Schumann, and Grieg with cellist Inbal Segev, who is also appearing this year on the Lane Series! Pohjonen will perform the Suite in A minor and the Suite in G Major/G minor from the Nouvelles Suites de Pièces de Clavecin by Rameau; Sonata No. 10 by Scriabin; and Sonata in A Major, Op. 101, by Beethoven.