Russian-American History Month

in New York State (April 2016)

Music of Grigory Smirnov

April 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm, Merkin Concert Hall

smirnovThe concert presents new works by Grigory Smirnov featuring stellar New York performers of the new generation.

A native of Siberia, Russia, Grigory Smirnov is a New York-based composer of classical music. A graduate of The Juilliard School, he has been enjoying a fast-growing international career. His music has been performed around the globe, including at Lincoln Center, Tanglewood, Moscow Philharmonic Society and The Copenhagen Opera House. Among his recent commissions is a song cycle “Dowson Songs” commissioned by The ASCAP Foundation Charles Kingsford Fund, which will be given its world premiere in this concert.

MERKIN CONCERT HALL
Goodman House – 129 W. 67th Street
New York, NY 10023

buytickets

Reserved Seating Orchestra: $30
Reserved Seating Balcony: $20
Senior Tickets ($25 Orchestra)*: $25
Student Tickets*:$10

*Tickets only available at box office; office@kaufmanmusiccenter.org or by phone 212 501 3330. Students must show ID.

PROGRAM:

ALLELUIA for chorus a capella
U.S. Premiere
Russian Chamber Chorus of New York

Nikolai Kachanov, conductor

CHACONNE for cello and piano
World Premiere

Andrian Daurov, cello
David Kaplan, piano

PIANO SONATA NO. 1
World Premiere

Anna Shelest, piano

DOWSON SONGS for tenor and piano
on poems by Ernest Dowson (1867-1900)
Commission by The ASCAP Foundation Charles Kingston Fund
World Premiere

Martin Bakari, tenor
Julius Abrahams, piano

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