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Ofer Ben-Amots Klezmer Concerto, Symphony Space, New York, NY, 18 March 2011

Ofer Ben-Amots' Klezmer Concerto will be performed at the Symphony Space by the Orchestra Celebrate! and the legendary David Krakauer. This will only be one part of a fascinating and culturally diverse evening.

Friday, March 18, 2011 8:00 PM

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York

Celebrating Jewish, Arab and Christian culture through music, World Concertos features Lebanese master ‘ud (lute) player/composer Marcel Khalife in the US premiere of his Concerto Al Andalus for ‘ud and orchestra; Armenia's most renowned kanun (zither) virtuoso, Karine Hovhannisyan, performing the concerto for kanun and orchestra by Khachatur Avetisyan; and the brilliant clarinetist David Krakauer presenting the NY premiere of the Klezmer Concerto by Ofer Ben-Amots, for strings, harp, percussion and clarinet. The Orchestra Celebrate!, which was founded in 1995 to present works honoring New York’s cultural diversity, is conducted by Maestro Laurine Celeste Fox.


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