Monday, October 26, 2009

WETA-FM To Broadcast Near Lost And Neglected Masterpieces Of Jewish Classical Music From The Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater

Tonight at 9 PM on WETA-FM
Pro Musica Hebraica: The Biava Quartet and friends

Dmitri Shostakovich: Quartet No. 4 in D major, op. 83 (1949)

Joseph Achron: Four Improvisations, op. 63 (1927)

Aleksandr Zhitomirskii: Dem rebens nigun (The rabbi’s melody) op. 3 (1910)

Michel Michelet: Elegie, for String Orchestra, op. 4 (1923)
Arr. for string quartet and piano
The Biava Quartet with pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski

Leo Zeitlin: Five Songs from the Yiddish (ca. 1913 - 1921)
The Biava Quartet with mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway, baritone Alexander Tall, and pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski.

Photo credits: Both copyright controlled. (Budapest Jewish Museum)


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