Pro Musica Hebraica’s Fall 2011 Concert on the Radio This Monday

On Monday, March 26, at 9 PM, WETA’s Front Row Washington will broadcast the first of two programs of PMH’s Fall 2011 concert, “The Last Romantics: Jewish Composers of Interwar Europe.” In the first program of the concert (see below), Russian-Jewish pianist Jascha Nemtsov joined violinist Frank Reinecke, and cellist Julian Arp to explore the lost generation of European Jewish composers who sought to forge a Jewish Romantic style of classical music in 1920s and 1930s Central and Eastern Europe. WETA will broadcast program the second program of the concert (which includes clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein) on Monday, April 9, at 9 PMVisit WETA’s website to listen.

March 26 broadcast: Program No. 1:

Joachim Stutschewsky: Jewish Song and Freylekhs

Juliusz Wolfsohn:  Two Paraphrases on Old Jewish Folk Tunes

Mieczysław Weinberg:  Piano Trio, Op. 24 (1945)

ENCORE:  Joseph Achron (1886-1943):  Song of the Little Tailor

April 9 broadcast: Program No. 2:

Alexander Krein: Elegie for piano trio

Alexander Veprik: Chant rigoureux for clarinet and piano

Jacob Schoenberg: Chassidic Suite for piano solo (American premiere)

Julius Chajes, arr. Sarah Nemtsov: Hebrew Suite for piano trio and clarinet (world premiere of new arrangement)