Judith Lang Zaimont’s Piano Trio No. 1 Performed on June 2 as Part of Music in Our Time 2013 at Center for Jewish History in New York, New YorkPosted by s21concerts in Concert Announcement
Judith Lang Zaimont’s Piano Trio No. 1, “Russian Summer” will be performed on Sunday, June 2 at 3:00 PM at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. in Manhattan. This will be part of Music In Our Time 2013, presented by The American Society for Jewish Music and The American Jewish Historical Society.
“Russian Summer” for piano, violin and cello was commissioned for the 10th Anniversary of the Skaneateles Festival and was Premiered at the Festival in August 1989. Published by Subito Music Corp., the piece has also been preformed at, among other places, the International Congress on Women in Music, on National Public Radio, and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. It has been recorded by violinist Peter Winograd, cellist Peter Wyrick and pianist Joanne Polk for the Arabesque CD Zones (CD Z6683).
This year’s program also features Gerald Cohen’s Grneta Variations for 2 clarinets and piano, Gabriel Kahane’s Come On All You Ghosts for Baritone and String Quartet (poetry by Matthew Zapruder), Joel Mandelbaum’s The Dybbuk (opera excerpts) and Pulitzer Prize-winner Yehudi Wyner’s Tanz and Maissele for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano.
Performers will be the Grneta Ensemble (http://www.grnetaensemble.com/), Cantor Joshua Breitzer and musicians from Mannes College of Music.
For tickets or more information, call 212-868-4444 or visit http://www.smarttix.com/searchresults.aspx?type=name&keyword=Music%20in%20our%20time&GUID=999cbfa7-b28d-42d7-af88-21eab03e12e0.
Ms. Zaimont’s Sonata for Piano Solo will be heard on Kile Smith’s Now is the Time, also on Sunday, June 2, at 10 PM EST on WRTI Radio. It will be featured along with Steve Reich’s Different Trains. Listen to the broadcast at http://wrti.org/post/different-trains-now-time. More information about her, including sound clips of many of her compositions, is available at http://www.jzaimont.com/.