Pianist Navah Perlman will kick off this year’s Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics in Anchorage on September 8th at 7:30pm in the UAA Recital Hall with a special concert outlining her journey through music and through life. This multidimensional program, entitled “A Musical Memoir,” will feature storytelling and media, as well as musical selections by Scarlatti, Schumann, Prokofiev, Beethoven, and Chopin.
Known for her lyrical eloquence on the stage, Navah Perlman has established herself as one of the most poetic and admired pianists of her generation. She has performed to critical acclaim in major concert venues throughout North America, Europe and Asia. She has appeared with numerous orchestras throughout North America including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Symphony and Montreal Symphony.
Internationally, she has appeared with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra of Mexico, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Symphony and New Japan Philharmonic in Suntory Hall. She has given recitals in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Scottsdale, and Baltimore. Her previous season highlights include performances with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Westchester Philharmonic and a duo-performance with soprano Arianna Zukerman in Washington, D.C.
Navah Perlman is also an active and respected performer of residency and educational outreach activities. Communities in which she has given extended residencies include Raleigh, North Carolina and Vancouver, British Columbia. While in residence, Ms. Perlman teaches students of all ages in master classes, speaks to school assemblies and has also conducted pedagogy workshops for teachers. She has participated in several chamber music residency programs, including those at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, the University of California at Davis, and Stanford University.