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Fiterstein and the Zimro Project, Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series, NYC, 11 Jan 2009

Alexander FitersteinWorld Premiere of Lera Auerbach's "Prayer" for solo Bass Clarinet
Sunday, January 11, 2009
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Henry Street Settlement
466 Grand Street
New York, NY

Tel: 212 598 0400

Founded in early 2008 by celebrated clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, The Zimro Project is a unique ensemble dedicated to incorporating Jewish art music into chamber music programs. Inspired by the Zimro Ensemble, a group that was active a century ago in Russia under the guidance of Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, the afternoon will feature performances of Prokofiev’s Overture on Hebrew Themes, Osvaldo Golijov’s "The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind" and a world premiere of Lera Auerbach's "Prayer" for solo bass clarinet. Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Sharon Roffman, violin; Lily Francis, violin; Alexis Sykes, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Steven Beck, piano.

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