Meira Warshauer’s Tekeeyah (A Call) for Shofar, Trombone and Orchestra Featured on Performance Today on September 6Posted by s21concerts in Uncategorized
Meira Warshauer’s Tekeeyah (a call) – Concerto for Shofar, Trombone and Orchestra, will be broadcast on American Public Media’s Performance Today on Friday, September 6 on public radio stations across the United States.
This will be Tekeeyah‘s second broadcast on Performance Today, this time from a live concert performance. More about this broadcast and Performance Today at http://performancetoday.publicradio.org/.
The broadcast features Neal Gittleman and the Dayton Philharmonic, with shofar/trombone soloist Haim Avitsur. Tekeeyah will also be available online for 1 week after the initial broadcast at http://performancetoday.publicradio.org/.
You can see an excerpt of the piece on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMpafcGqufg. More excerpts can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/meira1949/videos?view=0.
Read Ms. Warshauer’s complete program notes and other articles about the piece at http://meirawarshauer.com/NEW/pages/compositions.html.
Shofar and trombone virtuoso Haim Avitsur has premiered over 60 new pieces encompassing a broad range of styles from solo trombone to chamber music and orchestra. Visit him at http://www.haimavitsur.com/.
Meira Warshauer has devoted much of her creative output to Jewish themes and their universal message and her work also reflects a love and concern for the earth. The Navona label has released a CD (NV5842) featuring her Symphony No.1: Living Breathing Earth and Tekeeyah (a call), concerto for shofar, trombone and orchestra with soloist Haim Avitsur. More about the CD at http://www.meirawarshauer.com/NEW/pages/breathing_earth.html. Her website is at http://www.meirawarshauer.com.