Russian-American History Month

in New York State (April 2021)

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.

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


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

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


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

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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