Meet Pianist Inon Barnatan; Performs with the RI Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday, Nov. 18

“One of the most admired pianists of his generation”
-New York Times

Inon Barnatan 2014- PianistPhoto: Marco Borggreve


  • Inon Barnatan is celebrated for his poetic sensibility, musical intelligence and consummate artistry.
  • As a soloist, he has performed with many major orchestras including the New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, St Louis, Toronto and Royal Scottish orchestras.
  • He has done solo recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall and South Bank Centre, and New York’s 92nd Street Y, among others.Awards he has won:
    -Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award in 2015, recognizing “young artists of exceptional accomplishment.”-Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2009.
  • Recently completed his third and final season as the inaugural Artist-in-Association with the New York Philharmonic.

“The complete artist: a wonderful pianist, a probing intellect, passionately committed, and a capable contemporary-music pianist as well.”

-Former New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert

  • Born in Tel Aviv in 1979, Barnatan started playing the piano at the age of 3 and made his orchestral debut at 11-years-old.

Tickets are $15-$150 (including all fees), and can be purchased online at or from the RI Philharmonic Orchestra Box Office in East Providence; by phone 401.248.7000 (M-F 9 am -4:30 pm). They are available at The VETS Box Office (Friday, 3:30pm–showtime; Saturday, 4pm-showtime). Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.