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
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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