Jim Loeffler announces the news that the Pro Musica Hebraica will launch their inaugural concert.
The new organization has website with details about the upcoming April concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC featuring the musicians of the Juilliard School with a guest appearance by Itzhak
Pro Musica Hebraica Inaugural Concert
The Musicians of The Juilliard School featuring Itzhak Perlman
The Terrace Theater
The Kennedy Center
Thursday, April 10, 7:30 PM
For ticket info: http://www.promusicahebraica.org/ti.html
This concert will feature some of classical music’s premier young voices from the Juilliard School of Music along with a special appearance by the legendary Itzhak Perlman, accompanied by his long-time collaborator, pianist Rohan De Silva. The performers include Juilliard’s Graduate Resident Quartet Biava String Quartet (Austin Hartman and Hyunsu Ko, violins, Mary Persin, viola, and Jason Calloway, cello) together with guest artists clarinetist Tibi Cziger, bassist Andrew Roitstein and percussionists Alexander Lipowski and Michael Caterisano and the N-E-W Trio (Andrew Wan, violin, Gal Nyska, cello, and Julio Elizalde, piano).
Works to be performed will include several rare masterworks from the early twentieth-century Russian Jewish school of composers. These include Alexander Krein’s 1910 Jewish Sketches, #2, Joel Engel’s Dybbuk Suite (1922), Leo Zeitlin’s Eli Zion (1914), Solomon Rosowsky’s Fantastic Dance, and Mikhail Gnesin’s Requiem Trio (1943). Complementing these older pieces will be a performance of composer Osvaldo Golijov’s contemporary classic, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind (1994). For further information on these pieces, please see The Musical Tradition.
For information on purchasing tickets, http://www.promusicahebraica.org/ti.html