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Music of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, 27 Jan 2009

Emanuele Segre The Guitar Music of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
A Performance with Commentary by Emanuele Segre
Tuesday, January 27
Reception at 6:30 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm
BJE Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco

Esteemed Italian classical guitarist Emanuele Segre performs the work of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, a prolific composer who fled Italy in 1939 and wrote more than one hundred film scores as a staff composer for MGM. He composed operas, chamber, orchestral, choral, and vocal music, finding inspiration in Jewish liturgical music and in the Bible, and combining the sacred and the secular in his work.

Reception provided by the Italian Cultural Institute.
Co-sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute, the Museo ItaloAmericano, the Judah L. Magnes Museum, and the 24th Annual Jewish Music Festival.

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