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Jewish Voices from Russian, Amherst, MA, Oct 3

Jewish Voices from Russia

Russian Jewish Music Conference with guest lecturer, Prof. Richard Taruskin
Sunday, October 3, 2004
10:00 a.m. ­ 5:00 pm
Amherst College
Contact: Jeanne Stolarski
Email: jmstolarski@amherst.edu
Phone: 413-542-2350

The Amherst College Center for Russian Culture in collaboration with the Amherst College Music Department host Jewish Voices from Russia on Sunday, October 3, 2004. The event consists of a panel on Russian Jewish composers associated with the Society for Jewish Folk Music (1908-c1920); a public lecture on representation of Jews in Russian music by Richard Taruskin (UC Berkeley); and a concert of Russian Jewish music featuring the Lighthouse Chamber Players. The concert will include works by Alexander Krein, Joseph Achron, Lev Zeitlin, Sergey Prokofiev and Dimitry Shostakovich.

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