American violinist Benjamin Beilman is making his mark in recitals and as soloist in orchestral programs, both at home and abroad. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the 25-year-old Curtis graduate enthusiastically embraces a wide range of music. Beilman performs Jennifer Higdon’s Violin Concerto with The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI, Sunday, May 10 at 1 pm.
SL: Benjamin Beilman plays Mendelssohn and other masters of the past and present with equal gusto.
Be sure to join us on Sunday, April 22nd from 3 to 5 pm for a special treat! Symphony in C presents Astral Rising Stars in a performance of works by Mozart, Bruch, and Nielsen. Rossen Milanov conducts the orchestra and soloists, including Benjamin Beilman (violin), Angel Hsiao (flute), and Benito Meza (clarinet).
Jim Cotter speaks with Benjamin Beilman ahead of his Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Recital debut. The young violinist has the potential to be "the next big thing" to emerge from the Curtis Institute.
David Patrick Stearns checks in with Christoph Eschenbach as the former Philadelphia Orchestra music director undertakes an ambitious three-week long festival in his second season in charge at the National Symphony Orchestra.
We speak with the promising young violinist Benjamin Beilman. A Curtis student, he is one of eight winners of Astral Artistic Service's National Auditions. Beilman also recently won the Il Milka/Astral Violin Prize.
Susan Lewis looks at Cezanne and Beyond, the Philadelphia Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition about the impact of the 19th century French artist, called the "Father of Modern Painting."