SUNDAY, MAY 19th, 2019 at 4 pm 

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue / 30 West 68th St, NY, NY 10023                        Tel: 212-877-4050  www.swfs.org

MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG (1919 - 1996): The Centennial

One of the most prolific composers in history who's Holocaust-related opera  "The Passenger" was the centerpiece of a 2014 Lincoln Center Festival, and who's worldwide recognition is about to reach a long awaited peak. Learn more at www.mweinberg.info

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24 Cello Preludes, opus 100 (1969) 

Performed by noted Latvian-born cellist, prizewinner of the Tchaikovsky Competition, recipient of a 1990 Avery Fisher Career Grant, and first to record  composer's entire legacy for unaccompanied cello, YOSIF FEIGELSON.            Read his comments about the music. Review of a 1995 New York premiere.           
Program also includes:

Pictures at an Exhibition by MODEST MUSSORGSKY (1839 -1881)

featuring a brilliant world-class pianist, ILYA YAKUSHEV,                              and Two Yiddish Songs by Weinberg with the cantor of SWFS, DANIEL SINGER.                                                

Tickets at the door $40, $30 when bought in advance on Eventbrite, $20 - seniors and students (at the door). 

This event was made possible in part by a generous gift from Elias Charitable Foundation.

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