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Pianist David Syme to give concert at Temple Emanu-El

David Syme

Internationally renowned concert pianist David Syme will perform at Temple Emanu-El, Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. 

Syme is a distinguished soloist, an alumnus of Juilliard, and has over 20 CDs to his name. He makes regular appearances with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony, and the Czech National Orchestra. In Tucson, he is known and loved for his “human jukebox” act.

His concert at Temple Emanu-El will combine the classics of the solo repertoire with music of special Jewish interest. He will also create an improvisation based on a melody written by Robert Lopez-Hanshaw, the synagogue’s choir director.

Tickets, $30, are available at the Temple Emanu-El office, 327-4501, or A post-concert reception with Syme will be held, with an additional $10 charge for admission.