Jewish Composers: A German Connection


May 5, 2013
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and Leo Baeck Institute

Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series



Introductory remarks by Carol Strauss, International Director of the Leo Baeck Institute, and Jonathan Brent, Executive Director of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
String Quartet no. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13. 3rd Movement: Intermezzo : Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto

Louis Lewandowski (1821-1894)
Kol Nidre for violin and piano, Op. 6.

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Piano Quartet (1876)

Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894)
El Dachtarawan: Marche orientale, Op. 93 for piano solo (1873)

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
Suite for piano, Op. 25. Gavotte

Kurt Weill (1900-1950)
Polly’s Song from The Threepenny Opera: Ballade of Immoral Earnings arranged for violin and piano by Stefan Frenkel (1930)

Joel Engel (1868-1927)
Freylekhs for violin and piano, Op. 2, no.2

Paul Ben-Haim (1897-1984)
Sephardic Lullaby for violin and piano

Tzvi Avni (b.1927)
Prayer for String Quartet

Yuval Waldman, Music Director
Artur Kaganovskiy, violin
Alla Milchtein, piano
Sabina Torosjan, violin
Valeriya Sholokhova, cello
Eszter Szilveszter, viola



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