On Saturday, March 10, 8p.m., David Krakauer will be performing Osvaldo Golijov’s “The Dreams and
Prayers of Isaac the Blind” at BAM with the Brooklyn Philharmonic. It’s the world premiere of the newly orchestrated version of this music, so there will be quite a bit of excitement. The program is called “Bridge to the Beyond” as part of the Steinhardt Jewish Heritage Festival at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music).
at the Howard Gilman Opera House.
Peter J Sharp Building.
Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
For all the details, go to the Brooklyn Philharmonic website:http://www.brooklynphilharmonic.org/events_calendar.php?page=calendar#bb
This concert features works by two of the greatest Jewish orchestral composers, Gustav Mahler and Osvaldo Golijov. Golijov was raised in Argentina by Eastern European parents and combines klezmer and tango with orchestral music, making him a completely unique voice in the world of music. The program includes the New York premiere of Golijov’s newly-orchestrated Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind about 12th century Kabbalist Rabbi Yitzhak Saggi Nehor, featuring popular klezmer clarinet player David Krakauer.