Keshet Eilon at the Israel Opera House

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The string players featured on this program all completed the Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse program, a unique environment producing similarly unique young musicians.

Founded in 1990 at a kibbutz on the northern border of Israel, Keshet Eilon trains and promotes young string players from all over the world, providing them with a special atmosphere in which to hone their musical craft. Recorded at the Israel Opera House in Tel Aviv, this program features duos, trios, and ensembles from Keshet Eilon, performing repertoire for strings with a level of mastery true to the program’s name.

Works featured on this program:

-Debussy, Claire de Lune

Performed by: Anastasia Agapova, violin, with pianist Julia Gurevitch

-Ravel, Tzigane

Performed by: Sergey Pospelov, violin, with pianist Petr Jirikovsky

-Schubert, Arpeggione Sonata, 1st mvmt.

Performed by: Shiry Rashkovsky, violin, with pianist Neomi Kaplan

-Bottesini, Fantasia on Themes from Bellini’s “La Sonnambula”

Performed by: Ha Young Jung, double-bass, with pianist Irina Zheleznova

-Penderecki, Vivace (from Sinfonnietta for Strings)

Performed by: Keshet Eilon Ensemble

-Piazzolla, Oblivion

Performed by: Keshet Eilon Ensemble

-Alexander Povolotsky, Fantasy on Themes from Stravinsky’s “Petrouchka”

Performed by: Keshet Eilon Ensemble

 

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