YIVO hosts a concert featuring new classical works by young and emerging Jewish American composers: Lainie Fefferman, David Hertzberg, Julie Hill,Adam Roberts, Alyssa Weinberg, and Alex Weiser. Performances by Violin and Viola duo andPlay (Maya Bennardo and Hannah Levinson),Brigid Coleridge, Julie Hill, Lee Dionne, Pat Swoboda, and Meaghan Burke will feature various combinations of piano, string quintet, and singer. The concert will also feature conversations with the composers exploring the question of how Jewish history and identity informs the creation of new works of art.
Fünf Kleine Klavierstücke – Lainie Fefferman (1982- )
Méditation boréale – David Hertzberg (1990- )
Dreaming of Love – Alex Weiser (1989- )
Meditation – Alyssa Weinberg (1988- )
Shift Differential – Adam Roberts (1980- )
Over the Waters – Julie Hill (1988- )
Admission: $15, YIVO members & students: $10
This event is part of the Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series, made possible by a generous gift from the Estate of Sidney Krum. Co-sponsored by the American Society for Jewish Music.
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Element Ensemble is honored to perform at this year's Shut Up & Dance! benefit with members of the Philadelphia Ballet at Philadelphia's Forrest Theater. Dancers Ian Hussey and Chloe Felestina of Ballet X bring the music to life with choreography by Robert Colby Damon. Profits from this wonderful benefit go to MANNA, which provides direct nutritional support and education to persons living with HIV/ AIDS in several cities including Philadelphia.
My piece "Let Me Live" will be played at the wild project in the East Village, with new choreography by friend and colleague Colby Damon. This performance is a part of THE CURRENT SESSIONS, an upcoming showcase for contemporary dance.
Aug 24th @ 7:30pm, Aug 25th @ 6:30pm
Premiere of my newly revised string quartet "Icarus" and premiere of my five-movement song cycle for voice and chamber orchestra.
Conducted by Kyle Ritenauer. Performed by: soprano Charlotte Mundy, oboist Stuart Breczinski, flutist Caitlyn Phillips, clarinetist Liam Kinson, pianist Erika Dohi, percussionists Clara Warnaar, Wai Chi Tang, violinistsHayne Kim, Ellen Mutter, violists Nick Pauly, David Derrico, and cellist Vivian Chang.
Nine selected composers and student artists from the School at the Museum of Fine Arts premiere new works in the Andersen Auditorium gallery. My new piece, "And the Days" for three voices, will be performed by Julia Partyka, Suzi Jalbert, and Adrienne Arditti