Israeli pianist takes over US festival

Israeli pianist takes over US festival


norman lebrecht

February 09, 2018

Inon Barnatan has been named music director of La Jolla’s SummerFest.

He succeeds Cho-Liang Lin, who has been in charge for 18 summers.



  • Elaine Calder says:

    Here are the details, including the fact that while Israeli-born, Barnatan has been based in NYC for many years:

  • Michael Comins says:

    Barnatan is an artist-member of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society.

  • Hilary says:

    The photo was taken at the Inari Fushimi shrine in Kyoto. Of the many shrines in this city, it is my favourite.