BMC Community Concert Series – November


First Mondays Concert Series

November 5, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
Porter Center at Brevard College


Program

Daniela Liebman, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 24, 'A Therese'

SCHUBERT Four Impromptus

CHOPIN Ballade No. 1

PROKOFIEV Piano Sonata No. 3


Charity Partner

For our First Mondays series in Brevard we are proud to partner with local charities to highlight the challenges and needs facing our entire community. November's charity partner is Brevard Ballet.

Brevard Ballet will present a preview of Nutcracker 2018 at 12:00 sharp on Monday, November 5, before the First Mondays Concert at the Porter Center. Dancers ages 10 through 19 will perform the Dolls' Variation, Chinese and Russian Dances, and the Dance of the Polichinelles. Arrive early to see this festive presentation in the Porter Center lobby.

Brevard Ballet's staging of The Nutcracker is based on the Silversteen family and set at Silvermont in the 1920's. Kick off your holidays by attending the performance in its entirety on Sunday, November 18, at 5:00 p.m. at Jones Auditorium, Brevard High School. For tickets please visit D.D. Bullwinkel's or BrevardBallet.org.

Brevard Ballet is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes ballet through performances and educational outreach. Help Brevard Ballet provide opportunities for deserving young dancers by making a donation at BrevardBallet.org. For more information, please call Angie Wells, Director, at 828-200-4671. Thank you! And see you at the Porter Center!


Daniela Liebman

Daniela Liebman was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and began her piano study at the age of five. She made her professional orchestral debut at age eight, playing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 8, with the Aguascalientes Symphony. Since then, Daniela has played over thirty times, with twenty orchestras, on four continents. Daniela has appeared as soloist with the Ontario Philharmonic (Canada), the Orlando Philharmonic, Boca Raton Festival of the Arts Orchestra, San Angelo Texas Symphony, the Radio Filharmonia of Lima, the National Symphony of Bogota, the Rachmaninov Orchestra of the Kremlin (Kyrgyzstan), and the Guatemala City Orchestra. In Mexico, Daniela has performed with the Mexico City Philharmonic, the Jalisco Symphony Orchestra, the Michoacan Symphony, Zapopan Symphony, The Orchestra Sinfonia of Sinaloa, the Aguascalientes Symphony, and the Fladamex Symphony.

In 2013, Daniela debuted at Mexico's prestigious Palacio de Bellas Artes; playing Shostakovich and Mozart piano concerti, on two separate occasions, with the Orchestra de Camera de Bellas Artes. That same year, Daniela made her Carnegie Hall debut with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, on the Perelman Stage/Stern Auditorium, with Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2. Daniela has given solo recitals at Festival Cervantino (Mexico), in Cordoba (Argentina), Valparaiso (Chile), the Kennedy Center, the Ravinia Festival, the Harriman-Jewel Series, and the Kravis Center for Performing Arts. In competitions, Daniela has received first prize at the 2011 "Night in Madrid" (Spain), the 2012 Russian International Piano Competition (California), and the 2017 Piano Texas Concerto Competition (Fort Worth, Texas). In 2013, Daniela was selected to participate in Lang Lang's Junior Music camp (Munich, Germany). In 2014, Daniela was awarded the coveted Nacional Premio de Juventud (Mexico).

In 2016 and 2017, Daniela was named one of the "Forty Most Creative Mexicans in the World" by Forbes Magazine. Last year, Daniela's solo recitals included the Young Artist Series (Sarasota), the Tri-C Series (Cleveland Museum of Modern Art), and a return to Ravinia (Bennett Gordon Hall). In 2018, Daniela appears at Harvard University, the University of Wyoming, the Knoxville Piano Series (Tennessee), the Rockefeller Concert Series (NYC), the La Jolla Music Discovery Series (California), the Landmark Discovery Concert Series (St. Croix), the Brevard Music Center (North Carolina), and at Music in Landrum (South Carolina). Additional international recitals are scheduled in Leon, (Mexico), Porto Alegre and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), and in Valparaiso (Chile). Daniela appears this year as soloist with the Corpus Christi Symphony (Texas), the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, and a return engagement with the Guatemala Symphony Orchestra.

Daniela studies full-time with Dr. Tamas Ungar in Fort Worth, Texas, and is represented internationally by Park Avenue Artists. When not practicing, Daniela enjoys films, reading, exploring new places on bicycle, and exotic cuisine. Daniela is a Yamaha artist.